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Catarrh

Catarrh

(Science: otolaryngology) inflammation of a mucous membrane, with a free discharge (Hippocrates), especially such inflammation of the air passages of the head and throat.

Origin: L. Catarrhus, gr. Katarrhein = to flow down


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