Definition of Allergic rhinitis

1. Noun. Rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction.

Generic synonyms: Coryza, Rhinitis, Hypersensitivity Reaction
Specialized synonyms: Hay Fever, Pollinosis

Definition of Allergic rhinitis

1. 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. ¹

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Medical Definition of Allergic rhinitis

1. An inflammatory response in the nasal passages to an allergic stimulus. Often includes: nasal congestion, sneesing, runny or itchy nose. (27 Sep 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Allergic Rhinitis

allergic alveolitis
allergic angiitis
allergic asthma
allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
allergic conjunctivitis
allergic contact dermatitis
allergic coryza
allergic eczema
allergic extract
allergic granulomatosis
allergic granulomatous angiitis
allergic inflammation
allergic purpura
allergic reaction
allergic response
allergic rhinitis (current term)
allergic salute

Literary usage of Allergic rhinitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Otitis Media with Effusion in Young Children: Clinical Practice Guideline by Sylvan E. Stool (1998)
"The finding that 32 (42 percent) of the subjects had allergic rhinitis mediated by immunoglobulin E suggests that in patients with allergic rhinitis, ..."

2. Global Strategy for Asthma Management and Prevention by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"For example, patients with active allergic rhinitis and sinusitis can have increased ... allergic rhinitis During periods of active allergic rhinitis, ..."

3. A Manual of Diseases of the Nose and Throat by Cornelius Godfrey Coakley (1922)
"(allergic rhinitis; Toxic Anaphylactic Rhinitis; Hay Fever. ... The terms vasomotor rhinitis, allergic rhinitis, or toxic anaphylactic rhinitis are now ..."

4. Therapeutic Gazette (1921)
"One should find out whether the patient has had asthma or allergic rhinitis from horses, or whether he has previously been treated with serum, and if so, ..."

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