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rhi·ni·tis

 (rī-nī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes.

rhinitis

(raɪˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose
rhinitic adj

rhi•ni•tis

(raɪˈnaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the nose or its mucous membrane.
[1880–85]

rhinitis

irritation of the nose, especially of the mucous membrane lining it.
See also: Nose

rhinitis

Inflammation of the nasal lining often accompanied by sneezing and runny nose. It can be caused by a viral infection (a cold, for example) or allergic reaction (for example, to pollen).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rhinitis - an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge)
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
allergic rhinitis - rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction
Translations

rhinitis

[raɪˈnaɪtɪs] Nrinitis f

rhi·ni·tis

n. rinitis, infl. de la mucosa nasal.

rhinitis

n rinitis f; allergic — rinitis alérgica
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