croup


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  • noun

Synonyms for croup

a disease of infants and young children

Related Words

the part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks

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Minnie May has croup all right; she's pretty bad, but I've seen them worse.
I wouldn't have had any idea myself, for I never saw a case of croup.
2) The most critical factor in those with viral croup is the amount of edema in the subglottis, which is the narrowest portion of the upper respiratory tract in children.
Croup, which is due to inflamed vocal cords caused by a virus or a cold.
Reports of epidemics of "throat distemper" began to appear in the 1500s, but before the 19th century, diphtheria was known around the world by many different names, such as Syrian ulcer, membranous angina, malignant croup, and Boulogne sore throat.
But Lilly Grace Rose Rogerson had her young life cut short after developing croup in April this year.
The acid component is selected from the croup consisting of citric acid, fumaric acid, tartaric acid, malic acid, adipic acid and mixtures thereof and the carbonate salt component is selectee from the group consisting of sodium carbonate, sodium bicarbonate, potassium carbonate, ammonium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, calcium carbonate and mixtures thereof.
Infectious croup may be viral, leading to laryngotracheobronchitis, or bacterial, leading to epiglottitis.
CROUP is a condition that causes an inflammation of the the voice box and windpipe.
Croup can be alarming but usually passes without lasting harm.
Owner and operator, the Sutton Harbour Croup, made the closure decision following a prediction of the facility losing [pounds sterling]1 million ($1.
Hunan Cable Croup, a cable provider in China's Hunan Province with more than five million subscribers, has launched a new HDTV service and expanded its on-demand offering powered by Harmonic's market-leading digital video delivery solutions.
The retailer has teamed up with Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Croup, which has a 25% share, to take on the venture.
Writers Direct Premiums Written 2007 ($ Millions) Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group [00811] American international Group Inc [18540] Doctors Company insurance Group [18083] ProAssurance Group [18559] CNA Insurance Companies [18313] Physicians Reciprocal insurers [02888] ISMIE Mutual Croup [18644] ProMutual Group [18359] MAG Mutual Group [18635] Source: Best's Aggregates & Averages, Best's State/Line Database