Catarrhal inflammation of the mucous membrane in the nose, caused especially by a cold or by hay fever.
- A viral etiology is strongly suggested by the absence of fever or the presence of conjunctivitis, coryza, cough, or diarrhea.
- His job responsibilities required that he wear latex gloves, and he eventually developed coryza (ie, acute rhinitis), skin exfoliation, and skin fissures.
- A 57-year-old male chemical manufacturing worker was examined at our hospital because of recurrent attacks of coryza, rhinorrhea, urticaria, and wheezing over the preceding 2 years.
Early 16th century: from Latin, from Greek koruza 'nasal mucus'.
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