rhinitis medicamentosa

noun

rhinitis me·​dic·​a·​men·​to·​sa -mə-ˌdik-ə-men-ˈtō-sə How to pronounce rhinitis medicamentosa (audio)
: an increase in the severity or duration of rhinitis that results from prolonged use of decongestant nasal spray

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“Rhinitis medicamentosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rhinitis%20medicamentosa. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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