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allergic rhinitis

noun, Pathology
a condition characterized by head congestion, sneezing, tearing, and swelling of the nasal mucous membranes, caused by an allergic reaction.
Compare hay fever. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for allergic rhinitis
  • Another susceptible minority are those who suffer from allergic rhinitis, better known as hay fever.
  • allergic rhinitis occurs from inhaling such allergens as pollen or mold spores.
  • For allergic rhinitis, the health care provider may prescribe antihistamines.
  • Patients with asthma and chronic allergic rhinitis may need to take medications daily.
  • Probiotics for the treatment of allergic rhinitis and asthma: systematic review of randomized controlled trials.
  • Symptoms of both sinusitis and allergic rhinitis include nasal obstruction and congestion.
  • Patients with asthma and chronic allergic rhinitis may need daily medications.
British Dictionary definitions for allergic rhinitis

allergic rhinitis

(pathol) a technical name for hay fever
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allergic rhinitis in Medicine

allergic rhinitis n.
Rhinitis associated with hay fever.

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