coryza: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ku-rī'zu), [key]
— n.
  1. acute inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nasal cavities; cold in the head.
  2. a contagious disease of birds, esp. poultry, characterized by the secretion of a thick mucus in the mouth and throat.
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