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neti pot

noun \ ˈne-tē- \

medical Definition of neti pot

: a usually plastic or ceramic container that resembles a small teapot and has a spout which is inserted into a nostril to direct a cleansing saline solution into the nasal passages
  • Neti pots—those odd teapotlike vessels used to wash out the nasal passage—have won legions of fans who rely on them for relief from allergies, congestion and colds.
  • —Tara Parker-PopeThe New York Times4 Sept. 2012

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