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catarrh

 [kah-tahr´]
inflammation of a mucous membrane (particularly of the head and throat), with free discharge of mucus. adj., adj catar´rhal.

ca·tar·rhal in·flam·ma·tion

term for inflammatory process that is most frequently seen in the respiratory tract, but may occur in any mucous membrane, and is characterized by hyperemia of the mucosal vessels, edema of the interstitial tissue, enlargement of the secretory epithelial cells (which proliferate and form conspicuous globules of mucus), and an irregular layer of viscous, mucinous material on the surface; as exudation progresses, variable numbers of neutrophils migrate into the affected tissue and are included in the exudate, along with fragments of degenerated and necrotic epithelial cells; such an inflammation may frequently become mucopurulent.

catarrh

/ca·tarrh/ (kah-tahr´) inflammation of a mucous membrane, particularly of the head and throat, with free discharge of mucus.catar´rhal

catarrh

(kə-tär′)
n.
Copious discharge of mucus associated with inflammation of mucous membranes, especially of the nose and throat.

ca·tarrh′al, ca·tarrh′ous adj.
ca·tarrh′al·ly adv.

catarrh

[kətär′]
Etymology: Gk, kata + rhoia, flow
inflammation of the mucous membranes with discharge, especially inflammation of the air passages of the nose and the trachea. See also rhinitis. catarrhal, catarrhous, adj.

catarrh

A nonspecific term of waning use for inflammation of the mucosae, in particular the oronasopharyngeal mucosa.

catarrh

Infectious disease Inflammation of the nasopharyngeal mucosa with fluid discharge

ca·tarrh

(kă-tahr')
Inflammation of a mucous membrane with increased flow of mucus or exudate.
[G. katarrheō, to flow down]

catarrh

Inflammation of mucous membrane lining of an organ, especially the nose and throat. Catarrhal inflammation results in excess mucus secretion.

ca·tar·rhal in·flam·ma·tion

(kă-tahr'ăl in'flă-mā'shŭn)
Term for inflammatory process that is most frequently seen in the respiratory tract, but may occur in any mucous membrane; characterized by hyperemia of the mucosal vessels, edema of the interstitial tissue, enlargement of the secretory epithelial cells (which proliferate and form conspicuous globules of mucus), and an irregular layer of viscous, mucinous material on the surface.

catarrh

inflammation of a mucous membrane (particularly of the head and throat), with free discharge.

bovine malignant catarrh
see malignant catarrhal fever.
nasal catarrh
see nasal catarrh of rabbits.
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