- located or occurring behind the nose or in the nasopharynx, as a flow of mucus; nasopharyngeal: a postnasal infection.
Origin of postnasal
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- Located or occurring posterior to the nose or the nasal cavity.
- Relating to the posterior portion of the nasal cavity.
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