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rhi·ni·tis

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

(raɪˈnaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose
rhinitic adj
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rhi•ni•tis

(raɪˈnaɪ tɪs)

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

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

rhinitis

[raɪˈnaɪtɪs] Nrinitis f
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rhi·ni·tis

n. rinitis, infl. de la mucosa nasal.
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rhinitis

n rinitis f; allergic — rinitis alérgica
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References in periodicals archive ?
Attacks of acute rhinitis and maintenance of this state by the predisposing contributory factors lead to chronic hypertrophic rhinitis. The factors are infections such as sinusitis, chronic tonsillitis, vasomotor rhinitis, chronic nasal mucosal irritation by pollutants, abuse of the therapeutic vasoconstrictors, imbalanced diet, vitamin deficiency, thyroid hormone disorders, etc.
Intrinsic rhinitis allergic rhinitis rhinitis medicamentosa and chronic hypertrophic rhinitis often lead to hypertrophy of inferior turbinates1.
The patient was initially diagnosed with chronic hypertrophic rhinitis and pansinusitis.

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