coryza

[ kuh-rahy-zuh ]
/ kəˈraɪ zə /

noun

Pathology. acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nasal cavities; cold in the head.
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 forms

co·ry·zal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for coryza

coryza

/ (kəˈraɪzə) /

noun

acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose, with discharge of mucus; a head cold

Word Origin for coryza

C17: from Late Latin: catarrh, from Greek koruza
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Medicine definitions for coryza

coryza

[ kə-rīzə ]

n.

cold

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