Definition of sternutation
: the act or noise of sneezing
Origin of sternutation
Middle English sternutacion, from Latin sternutation-, sternutatio, from sternutare to sneeze, frequentative of sternuere to sneeze; akin to Greek ptarnysthai to sneeze
First Known Use: 15th century
Medical Definition of sternutation
: the act, fact, or noise of sneezing
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