coryza


co·ry·za

noun \kə-ˈrī-zə\

Definition of CORYZA

:  an acute inflammatory contagious disease involving the upper respiratory tract; especially :  common cold
co·ry·zal \-zəl\ adjective

Origin of CORYZA

Late Latin, from Greek koryza nasal mucus; akin to Old English hrot nasal mucus, Sanskrit kardama mud
First Known Use: 1634

co·ry·za

noun \kə-ˈrī-zə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CORYZA

: an acute inflammatory contagious disease involving the upper respiratory tract: a : common cold b : any of several diseases of domestic animals characterized by inflammation of and discharge from the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract, sinuses, and eyes; especially : infectious coryza
co·ry·zal \-zəl\ adjective

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