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rhinitis

[ rahy-nahy-tis ]
/ raɪˈnaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the nose or its mucous membrane.
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Origin of rhinitis

First recorded in 1880–85; rhin- + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for rhinitis

rhinitis
/ (raɪˈnaɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose

Derived forms of rhinitis

rhinitic (raɪˈnɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for rhinitis

rhinitis
[ rī-nītĭs ]

n.
Inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes.
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