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catarrh

ca·tarrh

catarrh

 
pronunciation:
k tar
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part of speech: noun
definition: inflammation of mucous membranes in the nose and throat, accompanied by secretions and discharge.
derivations: catarrhal (adj.), catarrhous (adj.)
Word Parts
The word catarrh contains the following parts:
cata- Greek prefix that means down; completely, thoroughly; against; according to
rrhea, rrhoea, rrhag Greek root that means flow, gush, discharge