rhinitis

[ rahy-nahy-tis ]
/ raɪˈnaɪ tɪs /
|

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the nose or its mucous membrane.

Origin of rhinitis

First recorded in 1880–85; rhin- + -itis
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for rhinitis

British Dictionary definitions for rhinitis

rhinitis

/ (raɪˈnaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose

Derived Forms

rhinitic (raɪˈnɪtɪk), adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medicine definitions for rhinitis

rhinitis

[ rī-nītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.