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Meaning of RHINITIS

Pronunciation:  rI'nItis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge)
 

RHINITIS is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: coryza
 
 See Also: allergic rhinitis, inflammation, redness, rubor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Rhi*ni"tis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ??. ???, the nose +
-itis.] (Med.)
Infllammation of the nose; esp., inflammation of the mucous
membrane of the nostrils.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: an inflammation of the mucous membrane that lines the nose; often due to allergy to pollen, dust, or other airborne substances; causes sneezing, itching, a runny nose, and nasal congestion.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Inflammation of the nasal mucosa (mucous membranes in the nasal cavities).
 

 

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