post nasal


located or occurring behind the nose or in the nasopharynx, as a flow of mucus; nasopharyngeal: a postnasal infection.

1895–1900; post- + nasal1 Unabridged
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postnasal post·na·sal (pōst-nā'zəl)

  1. Located or occurring posterior to the nose or the nasal cavity.

  2. Relating to the posterior portion of the nasal cavity.

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