pollinosis

[ pol-uh-noh-sis ]
/ ˌpɒl əˈnoʊ sɪs /

noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. pollini-,
  2. pollinic,
  3. polliniferous,
  4. pollinium,
  5. pollinize,
  6. polliwog,
  7. pollo,
  8. pollock,
  9. pollock, jackson,
  10. pollock, sir frederick

Origin of pollinosis

1920–25; < New Latin, equivalent to pollin- (stem of pollen) pollen + -osis

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British Dictionary definitions for pollinosis

pollinosis

pollenosis

/ (ˌpɒlɪˈnəʊsɪs) /

noun

pathol a technical name for hay fever
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Medicine definitions for pollinosis

pollinosis

n.

Hay fever caused by an allergic reaction to pollen.

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