inflammation of the nose or its mucous membrane.
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How to use rhinitis in a sentence
As for roses, people often think they’re reacting to them, but Stembel says it’s usually baby’s breath — a common filler in rose bouquets — that causes rhinitis.How to enjoy fresh flowers at home, without the sneezing and wheezing | Ashley Abramson | April 1, 2021 | Washington Post
In the nose the sneezing, the discharge, the obstructive swelling suggest at once catarrhal rhinitis.
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.
I want you to come down again, now, and take a rhinitis tablet, after the dampness of to-night.The Wayfarers | Mary Stewart Cutting
An infant, therefore, suffering with an acute attack of rhinitis requires constant attention.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.) | Grant Hague
British Dictionary definitions for rhinitis
inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose
- rhinitic (raɪˈnɪtɪk), adjective
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