postnasal drip

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postnasal drip

The chronic secretion of mucus from the posterior nasal cavities, often caused by a cold or allergy.

postnasal drip

(Pathology) med a mucus secretion from the rear part of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx, usually as the result of a cold or an allergy

post′nasal drip′

a trickling of mucus onto the pharyngeal surface from the posterior portion of the nasal cavity.
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Noun1.postnasal drip - chronic secretion of mucus from the rear of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

post·na·sal drip

n. goteo postnasal.
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