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common cold

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
common cold

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An acute viral infection of the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract, usually involving rhinoviruses (picornaviruses) or coronaviruses.

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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