postnasal drip


post·na·sal drip

noun \ˈpōst-ˌnā-zəl-\

Definition of POSTNASAL DRIP

:  flow of mucous secretion from the posterior part of the nasal cavity onto the wall of the pharynx occurring usually as a chronic accompaniment of an allergic state

First Known Use of POSTNASAL DRIP

circa 1949

postnasal drip

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of POSTNASAL DRIP

: flow of mucous secretion from the posterior part of the nasal cavity onto the wall of the pharynx occurring usually as a chronic accompaniment of an allergic state or a viral infection

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