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.
- co·ry·zal, adjective
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How to use coryza in a sentence
I have no recollection of sniffling, in public; yet here are nine dozen handkerchiefs, an outfit for someone with chronic coryza.Bizarre | Lawton Mackall
You cultivate it at the risk of coryza over the newly-filled graves of dead friends.Mated from the Morgue | John Augustus O'Shea
Lastly, the series of epidemics from 1889 to 1893 effectually broke the association with coryza or catarrh.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2) | Charles Creighton
The juice of the flowers is a popular remedy in India, for migraine and coryza.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines | T. H. Pardo de Tavera
La grippe is a bronchitis or coryza with some fever and muscle-soreness.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation | Austin O'Malley
British Dictionary definitions for coryza
acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose, with discharge of mucus; a head cold
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