head cold


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head cold

n.
A common cold mainly affecting the mucous membranes of the nasal passages, characterized by congestion, headache, and sneezing.
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head′ cold`


n.
a common cold characterized esp. by nasal congestion and sneezing.
[1935–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.head cold - a common cold affecting the nasal passages and resulting in congestion and sneezing and headachehead cold - a common cold affecting the nasal passages and resulting in congestion and sneezing and headache
cold, 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?"
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Translations

head cold

nraffreddore m di testa
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

head cold

n. resfriado, afección de las membranas nasales menores.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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