postnasal

adjective
post·​na·​sal | \ (ˈ)pōst-ˈnā-zəl How to pronounce postnasal (audio) \

Medical Definition of postnasal

: lying or occurring posterior to the nose postnasal space a discharge of postnasal mucus

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“Postnasal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/postnasal. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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