- a condition characterized by head congestion, sneezing, tearing, and swelling of the nasal mucous membranes, caused by an allergic reaction.
Compare hay fever.
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Related Words for allergic rhinitispollinosis
- pathol a technical name for hay fever
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- Rhinitis associated with hay fever.
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