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coryza

[kuh-rahy-zuh] /kəˈraɪ zə/
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
1625-1635
1625-35; < Late Latin < Greek kóryza catarrh
Related forms
coryzal, adjective
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coryza

/kəˈraɪzə/
noun
1.
acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose, with discharge of mucus; a head cold
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin: catarrh, from Greek koruza
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Word Origin and History for coryzal
coryza
1630s, from medical L., from Gk. koryza "running at the nose."
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coryzal in Medicine

coryza co·ry·za (kə-rī'zə)
n.
See cold.

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