dry catarrh


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dry catarrh

Etymology: AS, dryge + Gk, kata, down, rhoia, flow
a dry cough, accompanied by almost no expectoration, that occurs in severe coughing spells. It is associated with asthma and emphysema in older people.

dry catarrh

An obsolete term for a nonproductive cough.
See also: catarrh
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