postnasal drip

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noun post·na·sal drip \ˈpōst-ˌnā-zəl-\

Definition of postnasal drip

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

postnasal drip

noun post·na·sal drip

Medical Definition of postnasal drip

  1. :  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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