coryza

noun
co·​ry·​za | \ kə-ˈrī-zə How to pronounce coryza (audio) \

Definition of coryza

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

Other Words from coryza

coryzal \ kə-​ˈrī-​zəl How to pronounce coryza (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of coryza

1634, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for coryza

Late Latin, from Greek koryza nasal mucus; akin to Old English hrot nasal mucus, Sanskrit kardama mud

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“Coryza.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coryza. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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coryza

noun
co·​ry·​za | \ kə-ˈrī-zə How to pronounce coryza (audio) \

Medical Definition of coryza

: an acute inflammatory contagious disease involving the upper respiratory tract:
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

Other Words from coryza

coryzal \ -​zəl How to pronounce coryza (audio) \ adjective

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