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A pathological condition of the larynx, especially in infants and children, that is characterized by respiratory difficulty and a hoarse, brassy cough.
[From dialectal croup, to croak.]
croup′ous (kro͞o′pəs), croup′y adj.
The rump of a beast of burden, especially a horse.
[Middle English croupe, from Old French, of Germanic origin.]
(Pathology) a throat condition, occurring usually in children, characterized by a hoarse cough and laboured breathing, resulting from inflammation and partial obstruction of the larynx
[C16 croup to cry hoarsely, probably of imitative origin]
ˈcroupy, ˈcroupous adj
(Zoology) the hindquarters of a quadruped, esp a horse
[C13: from Old French croupe; related to German Kruppe]
any condition of the larynx or trachea characterized by a hoarse cough and difficult breathing.
the highest part of the rump of a quadruped, esp. a horse.
[1250–1300; Middle English croupe < Middle French, Anglo-French crupe, Old French crope < Germanic; see crop]
Past participle: crouped
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|Noun||1.||croup - a disease of infants and young children; harsh coughing and hoarseness and fever and difficult breathing|
angina - any disease of the throat or fauces marked by spasmodic attacks of intense suffocative pain
|2.||croup - the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks|
bird - warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
quadruped - an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
haunch - the loin and leg of a quadruped
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
croup[ˈkruːp ˈkruːp] n (MEDICINE) → croup m
croup[kruːp] n (Med) → crup m
pop. garrotillo, síndrome respiratorio visto en los niños, causado gen. por una infección o una reacción alérgica;
spasmodic ___ → ___ espasmódico.