allergic rhinitis
noun Date: 1924 rhinitis caused by exposure to an allergen; especially hay fever

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • allergic rhinitis — n rhinitis caused by exposure to an allergen esp hay fever * * * a general term used to denote any allergic reaction of the nasal mucosa; it may occur perennially (nonseasonal allergic r.) or seasonally (hay fever) …   Medical dictionary

  • allergic rhinitis — noun rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction • Hypernyms: ↑rhinitis, ↑coryza, ↑hypersensitivity reaction • Hyponyms: ↑hay fever, ↑pollinosis * * * Pathol. a condition characterized by head congestion, sneezing, tearing, and swelling of the nasal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • allergic rhinitis — Pathol. a condition characterized by head congestion, sneezing, tearing, and swelling of the nasal mucous membranes, caused by an allergic reaction. Cf. hay fever. * * * …   Universalium

  • allergic rhinitis — noun A group of symptoms similar to those of a cold such as runny nose and sore throat, caused by an allergic reaction to an allergen such as dust, plant pollens or animal dander. See Also: hay fever …   Wiktionary

  • allergic rhinitis — inflammation of the mucous membrane which is caused by an allergic reaction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Allergic rhinitis, perennial — Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) that occurs throughout the year …   Medical dictionary

  • Allergic rhinitis, seasonal — Allergic rhinitis (hay fever) which occurs during a specific season …   Medical dictionary

  • nonseasonal allergic rhinitis — perennial rhinitis allergic rhinitis that may occur continuously or intermittently all year round; it is caused by an allergen to which the individual is more or less always exposed, such as house dust, danders, and food, and is characterized by… …   Medical dictionary

  • seasonal allergic rhinitis — hay fever …   Medical dictionary

  • Rhinitis — ICD 10 J00, J30, J31.0 ICD 9 472.0 …   Wikipedia

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