allergic rhinitis

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allergic rhinitis

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(Medicine) pathol a technical name for hay fever
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Noun1.allergic rhinitis - rhinitis caused by an allergic reactionallergic rhinitis - rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction
coryza, rhinitis - an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge)
hypersensitivity reaction - an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen (as pollen or dust or animal hair or certain foods); severity ranges from mild allergy to severe systemic reactions leading to anaphylactic shock
hay fever, pollinosis - a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen
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