rhinitis

[rahy-nahy-tis]

Origin of rhinitis

First recorded in 1880–85; rhin- + -itis
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rhinitis

noun
  1. inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose
Derived Formsrhinitic (raɪˈnɪtɪk), adjective
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Word Origin and History for rhinitis
n.

1829, medical Latin, from rhino- "nose" + -itis.

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rhinitis in Medicine

rhinitis

[rī-nītĭs]
n.
  1. Inflammation of the nasal mucous membranes.
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