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rhinorrhea

[rahy-nuh-ree-uh] /ˌraɪ nəˈri ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
an excessive discharge of mucus from the nose.
Also, rhinorrhoea.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Neo-Latin; see rhino-, -rrhea
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Word Origin and History for rhinorrhoea

rhinorrhea

n.

1866, from rhino- "nose" + rhoia "flow" (see rheum).

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rhinorrhoea in Medicine

rhinorrhea rhi·nor·rhe·a (rī'nə-rē'ə)
n.
A discharge from the nasal mucous membrane, espcially if excessive.

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