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- (pathology) Inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the nasal cavity, usually causing a running nose, nasal congestion and loss of smell.
- 1949, Robert Scott Stevenson; Douglas Guthrie, A History of Oto-laryngology:
- In his writing on coryza, Celsus repeats the belief of Hippocrates that some cases of phthisis owe their origin to catarrh of the nasal passages; so far as coryza is concerned, he says, there is nothing pestiferous about it unless it ulcerates […]
- 1964, Timothy Field Allen, Encyclopedia of Pure Materia Medica: A Record of the Positive Effects of Drugs Upon the Healthy Human Organism:
- Frequent sneezing and fluent coryza, during the day (second day),⁴.[sic]—Obstruction of left nostril, in evening […] After pain in the head, which continued ten days, coryza, sore throat, and extension to bronchial mucous membranes […]
- 1971, Edwin Burton Levine, Hippocrates:
- Sore throat and coryza (cold) in the very aged do not exhibit the phenomena associated with pepsis (apparently, the changes normally occurring in the younger population).
inflammation of the mucous membranes lining the nasal cavity
coryza m (plural coryzas)
- “coryza”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
- (Classical) IPA(key): /koˈryːz.za/, [kɔˈryːz̪d̪͡z̪ä]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /koˈrid.d͡za/, [koˈrid̪ː͡z̪ä]