Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to or resembling croup; especially, attended with the formation of a deposit or membrane like that found in membranous croup.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to or resembling croup; especially, attended with the formation of a deposit or membrane like that found in membranous croup.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In pathology, pertaining to, of the nature of, or resembling croup; involving the formation of a false membrane on a mucous surface.

Etymologies

croup +‎ -ous (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • _The course of croupous pneumonia_ is typical, and unless it terminates fatally in the first stage, the periods of congestion, hepatization and resolution follow each other in regular manner.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • Not only did he teach at the Army and Columbian University Medical Schools, serve on examining boards, attend medical meetings, consult with other doctors when his specialized knowledge was needed, but he worked in his laboratory on croupous pneumonia, erysipelas, abdominal typhus, malaria and other subjects, and published his observations in scientific journals.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • The doctors talk of the croupous form of pneumonia, and of some other form -- I do not know the difference -- but I do know that this man had a great pain in his chest, and that his head ached, and that he had alternate arctic chills and flames of fever.

    A Man and a Woman

  • The chief varieties of pneumonia are catarrhal -- later discussed in connection with bronchitis, under the name of broncho-pneumonia -- and the fibrinous or croupous variety.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • Contagious pleuropneumonia is an acute contagious disease of horses manifesting itself either as a croupous pneumonia or a pleuropneumonia with complications in the form of serous infiltrations of the subcutaneous tissues and tendons.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

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