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hay fever

n.
An allergic condition affecting the mucous membranes of the upper respiratory tract and the eyes, most often characterized by nasal discharge, sneezing, and itchy, watery eyes and usually caused by an abnormal sensitivity to airborne pollen. Also called pollinosis.
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hay fever

n
(Pathology) an allergic reaction to pollen, dust, etc, characterized by sneezing, runny nose, and watery eyes due to inflammation of the mucous membranes of the eyes and nose. Technical names: allergic rhinitis or pollinosis
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hay′ fe`ver


n.
rhinitis affecting the mucous membranes of the eyes and respiratory tract, caused by specific pollens.
[1820–30]
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hay fever

(hā)
An allergic reaction to pollen that results in sneezing, itching, and watery eyes. Hay fever occurs during pollination season and can be caused by the pollens of many different plants, especially ragweed and certain trees and grasses.
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hay fever

An allergic reaction to pollen and other forms of airborne dust, often seasonal.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hay fever - a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollenhay fever - a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen
allergic rhinitis - rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction
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Translations
senná rýma
høfeber
heinänuha
peludna groznica
花粉症
꽃가루 알레르기
senena mrzlica
hösnuva
ไข้ละอองฟาง
bệnh dị ứng phấn hoa

hay fever

nraffreddore m da fieno
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hay fever

حُمَّى القَشِّ senná rýma høfeber Heuschnupfen αλλεργικό συνάχι alergia al polen heinänuha rhume des foins peludna groznica raffreddore da fieno 花粉症 꽃가루 알레르기 hooikoorts høysnue katar sienny febre de feno, reação alérgica ao pólen сенная лихорадка hösnuva ไข้ละอองฟาง saman nezlesi bệnh dị ứng phấn hoa 花粉热
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

hay fe·ver

n. fiebre del heno, asma del heno, catarro del heno, catarro primaveral, alergia causada por un agente irritante externo, gen. polen.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hay fever

n rinitis alérgica (form), fiebre f del heno, alergia al polen
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