rhinitis

noun rhi·ni·tis \ rī-ˈnī-təs \

Definition of rhinitis

: inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose

Origin and Etymology of rhinitis

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rhinitis

noun rhi·ni·tis \ rī-ˈnīt-əs \

medical Definition of rhinitis

plural rhinitides play \-ˈnit-ə-ˌdēz\
: 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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