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Definition of the noun allergic rhinitis

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noun

  1. rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic terms: coryza / rhinitis = an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose; hypersensitivity reaction = an inappropriate and excessive reaction to an allergen
    • more specific terms: pollinosis / hay fever = a seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen

Alternative definition of the noun allergic rhinitis

noun

  1. 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.

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Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

See Allergic rhinitis, Medicamentosa rhinitis, Seasonal allergic rhinitis, Vasomotor rhinitis rhinitis medicamentosa ENT A complication of chronic topical ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cancer (2008)

by Manfred Schwab

fever; Allergic rhinitis or conjunctivitis; Eczema; Atopic dermatitis Definition This field of study refers to the evaluation of the association between allergy and cancer, usually with the hypothesis of allergic status as a protective factor in cancer ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Microbiology (2008)

by Sunil Patel

Allergic asthma Allergic conjunctivitis Allergic contact dermatitis : Allergic reaction Allergic rhinitis Allergy Alloantigens general, common environmental or indoor air contaminating fungi most often affect humans as irritants that elicit an immune ...

Google previewThe Eat Right 4 Your Type The complete Blood Type Encyclopedia (2002)

by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo, Catherine Whitney

Seasonal allergic rhinitis in the early spring is often triggered by the pollens of such trees as oak, western red cedar, elm, birch, ash, hickory, poplar, sycamore, maple, cypress, and walnut.

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

See also allergic conjunctivitis; allergic rhinitis; anaphylactic shock; asthma. allergic rhinitis Medical term for hay fever, an allergic reaction that mimics a chronic cold. Symptoms include nasal congestion, a clear runny nose, sneezing, nose and ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

nonseasonal allergic rhinitis. any perennial rhinitis. seasonal allergic ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

allergic rhinitis, inflammation of the nasal passages, usually associated with watery nasal discharge and itching of the nose and ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Special Education (2004)

A Reference for the Education of the Handicapped and Other Exceptional Children and Adults by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

The abnormal reactions are usually in the form of asthma, hay fever, eczema, hives, or chronic stuffy nose (allergic rhinitis). Technically, the use of the term should be limited to those conditions in which an immunological mechanism ...

Google previewDorland's Pocket Medical Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Dorland

allergic rhinitis occurring continuously or intermittently all year round, due to exposure to a more or less ever-present allergen, marked by sudden attacks of sneezing, swelling of the nasal mucosa with profuse watery discharge, ...

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