rhinitis

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rhi·ni·tis

noun \rī-ˈnī-təs\

Definition of RHINITIS

:  inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose

Origin of RHINITIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1884

rhi·ni·tis

noun \rī-ˈnīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural rhi·nit·i·des \-ˈnit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of RHINITIS

: inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose marked especially by rhinorrhea, nasal congestion and itching, and sneezing; also : any of various conditions characterized by rhinitis—see allergic rhinitis, rhinitis medicamentosa, rhinitis sicca, vasomotor rhinitis

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