coryza

[kuh-rahy-zuh]
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.

Origin:
1625–35; < Late Latin < Greek kóryza catarrh

coryzal, adjective
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coryza (kəˈraɪzə)
 
n
acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose, with discharge of mucus; a head cold
 
[C17: from Late Latin: catarrh, from Greek koruza]

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coryza
1630s, from medical L., from Gk. koryza "running at the nose."
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coryza co·ry·za (kə-rī'zə)
n.
See cold.

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Unlike coryza, influenza expresses symptoms more severely, and usually lasts two weeks until one recovers who has the flu.
Unlike coryza, influenza expresses symptoms more severely, and usually lasts two weeks until one recovers who has the flu.
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