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Common cold

Introduction: Common cold

Description of Common cold

Common cold (medical condition): Almost everyone is familiar with the feeling you get when you start a common cold, such as a sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, or ...more

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Common cold: a mild viral infection involving the nose and respiratory passages (but not the lungs); "will they never find a cure for the common cold?".
Source: WordNet 2.1

Common cold: catarrhal disorder of the upper respiratory tract, which may be viral or a mixed infection; marked by acute coryza, slight rise in temperature, chilly sensations, and general indisposition.
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Common cold: catarrhal disorder of the upper respiratory tract, which may be viral or a mixed infection; marked by acute coryza, slight rise in temperature, chilly sensations, and general indisposition.
Source: CRISP

Common cold: A catarrhal disorder of the upper respiratory tract, which may be viral, a mixed infection, or an allergic reaction. It is marked by acute coryza, slight rise in temperature, chilly sensations, and general indisposition. (Dorland, 27th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Common cold as a Disease

Common cold (medical condition): See Common cold (disease information).
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Common cold: Common cold is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Common cold: Article Excerpts

Sneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose everyone knows the first signs of a cold, probably the most common illness known.... (Source: excerpt from The Common Cold, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Sneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose everyone knows the first signs of a cold, probably the most common illness known.... (Source: excerpt from The Common Cold, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

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Common cold as a Symptom

Common cold (symptom): Another name for Cold-like symptoms.
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Common cold (symptom): Symptoms similar to the common cold....more »

Common cold (symptom): Everyone is familiar with the stuffy nose, sore throat, and cough from a common cold. This section focuses on symptoms ... more

Common cold: See also Cold-like symptoms:
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Common cold (symptom): Sneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose everyone knows the first signs of a cold, probably the most common illness ... (Source: excerpt from The Common Cold, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

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Common cold: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Common cold:

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • Cold, Common
  • Coryza, Acute

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Broader terms for Common cold

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The term Common cold can be used for:

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Other terms that may be related to Common cold:

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Hierarchical classifications of Common cold

The following list attempts to classify Common cold into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • respiratory disease,respiratory disorder,respiratory illness
  • disease
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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