postnasal drip

noun post·na·sal drip \ 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

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circa 1949

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postnasal drip

noun

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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