Definition of Croupous

1. a. Relating to or resembling croup; especially, attended with the formation of a deposit or membrane like that found in membranous croup; as, croupous laryngitis.



Definition of Croupous

1. Adjective. (medicine) Relating to or resembling croup; especially, attended with the formation of a deposit or membrane like that found in membranous croup. ¹

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Definition of Croupous

1. pertaining to croup [adj] - See also: croup

Medical Definition of Croupous

1. Relating to croup; marked by a fibrinous exudation. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Croupous

croupe
crouped
crouper
croupers
croupes
croupier
croupier's rake
croupiere
croupiers
croupiest
croupily
croupiness
crouping
croupon
croupons
croupous (current term)
croupous bronchitis
croupous laryngitis
croupous lymph
croupous membrane
croups
croupy
crouse
crousely
croustade
croustades
crout
croute
croutes
crouton

Literary usage of Croupous

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1. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"croupous inflammation is characterized by the deposition of an ... Diphtheritic inflammation may be regarded as a croupous inflammation carried to a higher ..."

2. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"The prognosis is more unfavorable in adults than in children. If casts characteristic of chronic croupous nephritis are mixed with casts such as we find in ..."

3. A Text-book of Practical Medicine: With Particular Reference to Physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1869)
"ACUTE HEIGHT'S DISEASE—croupous NEPHRITIS. ETIOLOGY.—The name Bright's disease is generally applied to two forms of inflammation of the kidney. ..."

4. An Introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green (1871)
"IN the lungs, inflammatory processes comprise the three following varieties: croupous, catarrhal, and. interstitial pneumonia. Of these, the former occurs ..."

5. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"croupous Nephritis. All the features of catarrhal nephritis are present, with the addition of casts. The nature of the casts allows us to decide whether ..."

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