Catarrh

A cold or similar malady. Treated with Achras, Achranthes, ageratum, allium, Anacardium, Ananas, Aniba, Annona, Aristolochia, Bidens, Bramia, Bursera, Cajanus, Calocarpum, Cardiospermum, Carica, CAssia, Cecropia, Cedrela, Ceratonia, Chaetoptelea, Chiococca, Chlorophora, Coccoloba, Cocos, Coleus, Conocarpus, Cordia, Crescentia, Cupania, Cynocon, Dendropogon, Desmodium, Dichromena, Dolichos, Eclipta, Elep;ahntopus, Enterolobium, Eupatorium, Euphorbia, Hymenaea, Lantana, Lippia, Mangifera, Manicaria, Mimosa, Myroxylon, Paspalum, Paullinia, Pedilanthus, Peperomia, Petiveria, Piper, Pistia, Pseudelepyhantopus, Psidium, Rivina, Salmea, Samanea, Scleria, Sesbania, Siparuna, Solanum, Spondias, Sterculia, Seietenia, Triumfetta, Turnera, Waltheria.

EthnoBotanical Dictionary. 2013.

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  • Catarrh — Ca*tarrh , n. [L. catarrhus, Gr. ?, ?, a running down, rheum, fr. ?; kata down + ? to flow. See {Stream}.] (Med.) An inflammatory affection of any mucous membrane, in which there are congestion, swelling, and an altertion in the quantity and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catarrh — (n.) late 14c., from M.L. catarrus, from L.L. catarrhus, from Gk. katarrhous a catarrh, a head cold, lit. a flowing down, from kata down (see CATA (Cf. cata )) + rhein to flow (see RHEUM (Cf. rheum)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • catarrh — ► NOUN ▪ excessive discharge of mucus in the nose or throat. DERIVATIVES catarrhal adjective. ORIGIN Latin catarrhus, from Greek katarrhein flow down …   English terms dictionary

  • catarrh — [kə tär′] n. [ME catarre < Fr catarrhe < LL catarrhus < Gr katarrhoos < katarrhein, to flow down < kata , down + rhein, to flow: see STREAM] inflammation of a mucous membrane, esp. of the nose or throat, causing an increased flow… …   English World dictionary

  • Catarrh — This article is about a condition caused by inflamed mucous membranes. For the country, see Qatar. Catarrh Classification and external resources ICD 9 460 DiseasesDB …   Wikipedia

  • catarrh — [[t]kətɑ͟ː(r)[/t]] N UNCOUNT Catarrh is a medical condition in which a lot of mucus is produced in your nose and throat. You may get catarrh when you have a cold …   English dictionary

  • catarrh — ca|tarrh [kəˈta: US ˈta:r] n [U] BrE [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: catarrhe, from Greek katarrhein to flow down ] an uncomfortable condition in which your body produces a thick liquid that blocks your nose and throat ▪ After a cold, many… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • catarrh — [16] Etymologically, catarrh is ‘something that flows down’. It comes via French catarrhe and late Latin catarrhus from Greek katárrhous, a derivative of the verb katarrhein, a compound formed from the prefix katá ‘down’ (as in cataract) and the… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • catarrh — [16] Etymologically, catarrh is ‘something that flows down’. It comes via French catarrhe and late Latin catarrhus from Greek katárrhous, a derivative of the verb katarrhein, a compound formed from the prefix katá ‘down’ (as in cataract) and the… …   Word origins

  • catarrh — noun Etymology: Middle English catarre, from Middle French or Late Latin; Middle French catarrhe, from Late Latin catarrhus, from Greek katarrhous, from katarrhein to flow down, from kata + rhein to flow more at stream Date: 15th century… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • catarrh — catarrhal, catarrhous, adj. catarrhally, adv. /keuh tahr /, n. Pathol. inflammation of a mucous membrane, esp. of the respiratory tract, accompanied by excessive secretions. [1350 1400; ME < LL catarrhus < Gk katárrous lit., down flowing, equiv.… …   Universalium

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