coryza

noun co·ry·za \ kə-ˈrī-zə \

Definition of coryza

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

coryzal

play \kə-ˈrī-zəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of coryza

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


Medical Dictionary

coryza

noun co·ry·za \ kə-ˈrī-zə \

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

coryzal

play \-zəl\ adjective

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