- inflammation of the nose or its mucous membrane.
Origin of rhinitis
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Examples from the Web for rhinitis
Lemna minor where the crusts and the muco-purulent discharge are very abundant with fetor (in rhinitis atrophics).
Did you ever cure a catarrhal conjunctivitis or rhinitis in three minutes by moving the patient from one room to another?
It is better to throw overboard both the name and the idea of catarrhal inflammation or rhinitis and start afresh.
An infant, therefore, suffering with an acute attack of rhinitis requires constant attention.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)
I want you to come down again, now, and take a rhinitis tablet, after the dampness of to-night.The Wayfarers
Mary Stewart Cutting
- inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose
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Word Origin and History for rhinitis
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- Inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes.
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