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Relating to or affected with catarrh.
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Relating to or affected by catarrh.
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(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.
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