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cold

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adjective \ˈkōld\

Medical Definition of cold

  1. 1a:  having or being a temperature that is noticeably lower than body temperature and especially that is uncomfortable for humans <a cold drafty room>b:  having a relatively low temperature or one that is lower than normal or expected <the bath water has gotten cold>c:  receptive to the sensation of coldness :  stimulated by cold <a cold spot is a typical receptor in higher vertebrates>

  2. 2:  marked by the loss of normal body heat <cold hands>

  3. 3:  dead

  4. 4:  exhibiting little or no radioactivity

  5. cold·ness \ˈkōl(d)-nəs\play noun




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cold

noun

Medical Definition of cold

  1. 1:  bodily sensation produced by loss or lack of heat

  2. 2:  a bodily disorder popularly associated with chilling:ain humans :  common coldbin domestic animals :  coryza




COLD

abbreviation

Medical Definition of COLD

  1. chronic obstructive lung disease





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