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postnasal

[ pohst-ney-zuhl ]
/ ˈpoʊstˈneɪ zəl /
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adjective

located or occurring behind the nose or in the nasopharynx, as a flow of mucus; nasopharyngeal: a postnasal infection.

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Origin of postnasal

First recorded in 1895–1900; post- + nasal1
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Medical definitions for postnasal

postnasal
[ pōst-nāzəl ]

adj.

Located or occurring posterior to the nose or the nasal cavity.
Relating to the posterior portion of the nasal cavity.
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