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rhinitis

[rahy-nahy-tis] /raɪˈnaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the nose or its mucous membrane.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; rhin- + -itis
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Examples from the web for 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.
  • Vasomotor rhinitis is a nonallergic condition that involves a constant runny nose, sneezing, and nasal congestion.
  • The diagnosis and management of rhinitis: an updated practice parameter.
  • For allergic rhinitis, the health care provider may prescribe antihistamines.
  • Symptoms of both sinusitis and allergic rhinitis include nasal obstruction and congestion.
  • 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.
  • Patients with asthma and chronic allergic rhinitis may need daily medications.
British Dictionary definitions for rhinitis

rhinitis

/raɪˈnaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose
Derived Forms
rhinitic (raɪˈnɪtɪk) adjective
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Word Origin and History for rhinitis
n.

1829, medical Latin, from rhino- "nose" + -itis.

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rhinitis in Medicine

rhinitis rhi·ni·tis (rī-nī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes.

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