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Word of the Day – Catarrh

By April 8, 2022Word of the Day

Catarrh (noun)

Kat-ah

Excessive discharge or build-up of mucus in the nose or throat, associated with inflammation of the mucous membrane.

Early 16th century from French catarrhe, from late Latin catarrhus, from Greek katarrhous, from katarrhein ‘flow down’, from kata- ‘down’ + rhein ‘flow’.

Example sentences

“She was suffering from painful catarrh”

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