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Definition of Croup

Croup

  1. The hinder part or buttocks of certain quadrupeds, especially of a horse; hence, the place behind the saddle.
  2. An inflammatory affection of the larynx or trachea, accompanied by a hoarse, ringing cough and stridulous, difficult breathing; esp., such an affection when associated with the development of a false membrane in the air passages (also called membranous croup). See False croup, under False, and Diphtheria.

Croup Translations

croup in German is Krupp
croup in Spanish is anca

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