coryza

noun
co·​ry·​za | \kə-ˈrī-zə \

Definition of coryza 

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

Other Words from coryza

coryzal \kə-​ˈrī-​zəl \ 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

noun
co·​ry·​za | \kə-ˈrī-zə \

Medical Definition of coryza 

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

a : common cold

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 \ adjective

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