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common cold

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An upper respiratory tract disease which involves inflammation of the mucous membranes of the nose, throat, eyes, and eustachian tubes with watery then purulent discharge. This is an acute contagious disease caused by rhinoviruses, human parainfluenza viruses, human respiratory syncytial virus, influenza viruses, adenoviruses, enteroviruses, or metapneumovirus. [ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ontology/webulous#OPPL_pattern ]

Synonyms: Nasopharyngitis, acute, acute Nasopharyngitis, acute rhinitis, acute coryza, Acute viral rhinopharyngitis, rhino-sinusitis, Common Cold, acute nasopharyngitis [common cold], Nasopharyngitis - acute