rhinitis

noun
rhi·​ni·​tis | \ rī-ˈnī-təs How to pronounce rhinitis (audio) \

Definition of rhinitis

: inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose

Examples of rhinitis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Department of Veterans Affairs has since launched a review of particulate matter pollution and added three conditions as presumptions — asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis — while continuing to review health outcomes for veterans. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 23 Mar. 2022 In November, the White House announced that soldiers exposed to burn pits who developed any of three specific ailments — asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis — within 10 years can receive disability benefits. Kevin Freking, ajc, 3 Mar. 2022 Currently, the Department of Veterans Affairs decides these exposure claims on a case-by-case basis, with the exception of those filed for asthma, rhinitis or sinusitis. Mariam Khan, ABC News, 3 Mar. 2022 ENHYPEN‘s Sunghoon is taking a break from his duties with the group to recover from surgery for rhinitis. Starr Bowenbank, Billboard, 3 Feb. 2022 Veterans diagnosed with asthma, rhinitis or sinusitis within 10 years of returning from Iraq, Afghanistan or certain other foreign deployments are now presumed to have suffered respiratory damage during their service and are eligible for benefits. New York Times, 11 Jan. 2022 The Department of Veterans Affairs has since launched a review of particulate matter pollution and added three conditions as presumptions: asthma, rhinitis, and sinusitis, while continuing to review health outcomes for veterans. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 7 Jan. 2022 In August, the Department of Veterans Affairs began processing claims for veterans suffering from asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis based on exposure to the pits. NBC News, 14 Apr. 2021 Severe asthma, chronic rhinitis, genetic disorders, pectus carinatum. al, 16 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of rhinitis

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rhinitis

New Latin

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5 Apr 2022

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“Rhinitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rhinitis. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for rhinitis

rhinitis

noun
rhi·​ni·​tis | \ rī-ˈnīt-əs How to pronounce rhinitis (audio) \
plural rhinitides\ -​ˈnit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce rhinitis (audio) \

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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