Definition of Pollinosis

1. Noun. A seasonal rhinitis resulting from an allergic reaction to pollen.

Exact synonyms: Hay Fever
Generic synonyms: Allergic Rhinitis



Definition of Pollinosis

1. Noun. An allergy to grass and other pollen which causes cold symptoms in sufferers; hay fever. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pollinosis

1. [n -NOSES]

Medical Definition of Pollinosis

1. Hay fever excited by the pollen of various plants. Synonym: pollenosis. Origin: L. Pollen, pollen, + G. -osis, condition (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pollinosis

pollings
pollinia
pollinial
polliniate
pollinic
polliniferous
pollinium
pollinize
pollinized
pollinizer
pollinizers
pollinizes
pollinizing
pollinose
pollinoses
pollinosis (current term)
pollis
pollises
pollist
pollists
polliwig
polliwigs
polliwog
polliwogs
pollman
pollmen
pollock
pollocked
pollocking
pollocks

Literary usage of Pollinosis

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1. Epidemiology and public health: a text and reference book for physicians by Victor Clarence Vaughan (1922)
"Under the term "pollinosis" we include certain conjunc- tival, nasopharyngeal, and tracheobronchial congestive and catarrhal conditions which are due to the ..."

2. Therapeutic Gazette (1916)
"The interstitial changes in the skin are identical with the intranasal changes in pollinosis and the intrabronchial changes in asthma, and serve as a means ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1916)
"We supply: TIMOTHY POLLEN EXTRACT for prophylaxis and treatment of spring pollinosis; RAGWEED POLLEN EXTRACT for prophylaxis and treatment of autumnal ..."

4. The Medical Clinics of North America by Richard J. Havel, K. Patrick Ober (1917)
"... AS EVIDENCED IN HAY-FEVER This morning I wish to call your attention particularly to the question of hay-fever, or pollinosis, as it is now frequently ..."

5. Botanical Abstracts by Board of Control of Botanical Abstracts (1920)
"pollinosis ("Hay-Fever"). Jour. Botany 58: 40-44. 1920.— A condensed account is given of the symptoms of hay fever. It is noted that the problem of ..."

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