from The Century Dictionary.
- Pertaining to or of the nature of catarrh; produced by or attending catarrh: as, a catarrhal fever. Also
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective Pertaining to, produced by, or attending, catarrh; of the nature of catarrh.
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- adjective Relating to
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective of or relating to a catarrh
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This then is the cause of most permanent deafness, to which is given the name catarrhal deafness, because every fresh cold in the head, or sore throat, tends to start up trouble in the ear such as we have just described.
When from any cause this secretion is increased, we have what is called a catarrhal condition.
Internal causes, such as catarrhal diseases of the stomach and weakness and emaciation from disease, may act as direct or predisposing causes.
While this increase or decrease in many instances is a natural fight of nature against the intrusion of opposing elements into the body, it frequently assumes dimensions that are most unpleasant and seriously impair the health, such as catarrhal conditions, all of which are due to poor or degenerated cells of this tissue.
If the child continues to be "catarrhal," despite a course of this treatment, it would be well to investigate whether any adenoids or adenoid tissue exist in the naso-pharynx.
For future reference Mick, it's chutzpah, like a particularly catarrhal pronunciation of the Premier League team Tottenham Chutzpah – whose pre-season friendly against Orlando Pirates, incidentally, on ESPN was yet another distraction from the cricket.
The apartment door is unlatched, rasping like a catarrhal throat, then opens further with the singing of a female voice, and finally closes with a dull, male thud, which is the most inconsiderate sound of all.
The patient generally suffers from common cold or other ailments that indicate a general catarrhal condition.
In a recent study, a high percentage of the African oryx in New Mexico -- which were first introduced to the White Sands Missile Range in the late 1960s -- tested positive for exposure to a new form of malignant catarrhal fever (MCF).
Not only is there that feeling of exhilaration which abides with those who habitually employ it, but it is to be remembered that its greatest value consists in the immunity which it confers against diseases of the catarrhal type.