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Relating to or affected with catarrh.


Relating to or affected by catarrh.


(kă-tăr′) [Gr. katarrhein, to flow down]
Term formerly applied to inflammation of mucous membranes, esp. of the head and throat. catarrhal (-ăl), adjective

dry catarrh

An obsolete term for a nonproductive cough.

vernal catarrh

Allergic conjunctivitis.


having the characteristic of catarrh.

bovine catarrhal fever
see malignant catarrhal fever.
ovine catarrhal fever
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A problem is that the cow's blood contains many antibodies--not just those generated in response to the malignant catarrhal fever virus.
Malignant catarrhal fever caused by ovine herpesvirus-2 in pigs in Norway.
Chronic generalized obliterative arteriopathy in cattle: a sequel to sheep-associated malignant catarrhal fever.
For them, "The present pandemic will not have been suffered in vain if intensive investigation is pursued on catarrhal diseases in general, and if these great cause of national disability and mortality are brought more nearly under control" (Newsholme 1918, 693).
The decoction of leaves is used for treatment of eye-disease, toothache inflammation, leucoderma, enlargement of the spleen, skin-ulcers, in catarrhal fever, rheumatoid arthritis, gonorrhoea and bronchitis, anti-bacterial, anti-pyretic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and anti-histaminic agents (Tiwari and Tripathi 2007).
A number of other conditions may be confused with IBK in their early stages these include IBR (Infectious Bovine Rhinotracheitis), Malignant Catarrhal Fever, Listerial Iritis (Silage eye), Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Tumour), trauma and a foreign body in the eye.
from a chronic catarrhal condition (all the year round, but obviously
This same remedy, taken three or four times a day, can stop the disease's progression if taken in the early catarrhal stage before violent coughing begins, according to Starre.
Basil (Ocimum sanctum) is a branched softly pubescent undershrub, 30 to 60 cm high plant belongs to Lamiaceae family which is digestive, diuretic, expectorant, stomachic, and useful in asthma, bronchitis, catarrhal fever, hiccough, vomiting, ringworm and skin diseases [3].
Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF)--a viral infection that is a leading cause of disease in American bison--is usually transmitted from sheep to bison and cattle.
Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is a highly infectious form of the gamma-herpes virus with numerous clinical symptoms and is often fatal.
The preparation of leaves used in catarrhal fever and applied to sinuses and scrofulous sores.