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coryza

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noun co·ry·za \kə-ˈrī-zə\

Definition of coryza

  1. :  an acute inflammatory contagious disease involving the upper respiratory tract; especially :  common cold

co·ry·zal play \-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


Medical Dictionary

coryza

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noun co·ry·za \kə-ˈrī-zə\

Medical Definition of coryza

  1. :  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

  2. co·ry·zal \-zəl\play adjective




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