[ kuh-rahy-zuh ]
/ kəˈraɪ zə /
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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
OTHER WORDS FROM coryzaco·ry·zal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for coryza
/ (kəˈraɪzə) /
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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