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head cold

a form of the common cold characterized especially by nasal congestion and sneezing.
Origin of head cold
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Marion had symptoms of a head cold and will see if he feels better prior to tipoff in order to play.
  • No medicine can make the ubiquitous head cold go away.
head cold in Medicine

head cold n.
A common cold mainly affecting the mucous membranes of the nasal passages, characterized by congestion, headache, and sneezing.

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