Definition of Coryza

1. Noun. An inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge).

Exact synonyms: Rhinitis
Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor
Specialized synonyms: Allergic Rhinitis



Definition of Coryza

1. n. Nasal catarrh.

Definition of Coryza

1. Noun. (pathology) Inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the nasal cavity, usually causing a running nose, nasal congestion and loss of smell. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coryza

1. a head cold [n -S] : CORYZAL [adj]

Medical Definition of Coryza

1. A runny nose. The word coryza came from the Greek koryza thought to have been compounded from kara , head + zeein , to boil = boiling over from the head. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Coryza

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"ACUTE coryza A MYCOTIC DISEASE. DR. AUSTIN FLINT, SR., (Medical News, October 24, ... TREATMENT OF ACUTE coryza.—Several journals contain, copied from one ..."

2. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of Children by John Forsyth Meigs (1877)
"coryza is inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nasal passages. ... The severe form includes purulent and pseudo- membranous coryza. ..."

3. Obstetrics: the science and the art by Charles Delucena Meigs (1852)
"I do not mean to say that they have coryza before they are born; but rather that they are born with certain tendencies which allow coryza to declare itself ..."

4. Diseases of Children by Abraham Jacobi (1910)
"ACUTE RHINITIS (coryza) Children are no less exposed to simple acute inflammation of the nasal mucous membrane, coryza, than adults. ..."

5. A Treatise on syphilis in new-born children and infants at the breast by Paul Diday, Frederic Russell Sturgis, Charles Joseph Paul Édouard Diday (1883)
"YUL—coryza. The history of syphilitic coryza is a singular one. All writers, without exception, regard it as an inflammation of the mucous membrane, ..."

6. A Manual of Pathological Histology by Victor Cornil (1880)
"E ; coryza.—Acute coryza is a congestion accompanied by a serous exudation. The first drops of this exudation are transparent, yet they already contain ..."

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