Origin of coryza
Late Latin, from Greek koryza nasal mucus; akin to Old English hrot nasal mucus, Sanskrit kardama mud
First Known Use: 1634
Medical Definition of coryza
: an acute inflammatory contagious disease involving the upper respiratory tract:a: common coldb: 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
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