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Definition of "catarrhal" [ca•tarrh•al]

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Use "catarrhal" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."