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coryza

[kuh-rahy-zuh]
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noun
  1. Pathology. acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nasal cavities; cold in the head.
  2. Veterinary Pathology. a contagious disease of birds, especially poultry, characterized by the secretion of a thick mucus in the mouth and throat.
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Origin of coryza

1625–35; < Late Latin < Greek kóryza catarrh
Related formsco·ry·zal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for coryzal

coryza

noun
  1. acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose, with discharge of mucus; a head cold
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Word Origin

C17: from Late Latin: catarrh, from Greek koruza
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Word Origin and History for coryzal

coryza

n.

1630s, from medical Latin, from Greek koryza "running at the nose."

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coryzal in Medicine

coryza

(kə-rīzə)
n.
  1. cold