postnasal

postnasal
1. Posterior to the nasal cavity. 2. Relating to the posterior portion of the nasal cavity.

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post·na·sal (')pōst-'nā-zəl adj lying or occurring posterior to the nose <\postnasal space> <a discharge of \postnasal mucus>

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post·na·sal (pōst-naґzəl) [post- + nasal] posterior to the nose.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

См. также в других словарях:

  • postnasal — I. (ˈ) ̷ ̷+ adjective Etymology: post + nasal : lying or occurring posterior to the nose a postnasal scale II. noun : a postnasal part; specifically : a scale or either of a pair of scales lying behind the nasal of most lizards * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • postnasal — /pohst nay zeuhl/, adj. located or occurring behind the nose or in the nasopharynx, as a flow of mucus; nasopharyngeal: a postnasal infection. [1895 1900; POST + NASAL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • postnasal — adjective of, pertaining to, or located near the posterior of the nasal cavity …   Wiktionary

  • postnasal — adj. located or occurring behind the nose or nasal cavity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • postnasal — post·nasal …   English syllables

  • postnasal — post•na•sal [[t]poʊstˈneɪ zəl[/t]] adj. anat. located or occurring behind the nose or in the nasopharynx; nasopharyngeal • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

  • postnasal drip — n flow of mucous secretion from the posterior part of the nasal cavity onto the wall of the pharynx occurring usu. as a chronic accompaniment of an allergic state or a viral infection * * * the dripping of discharges from the postnasal region… …   Medical dictionary

  • postnasal drip — [pōst′nā′zəl] n. a discharge of mucus from behind the nose onto the surface of the pharynx, as from a cold or allergy …   English World dictionary

  • postnasal drip — noun chronic secretion of mucus from the rear of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx • Hypernyms: ↑symptom * * * noun : flow of mucous secretion from the posterior part of the nasal cavity onto the wall of the pharynx occurring usually as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • postnasal drip — noun Date: circa 1949 flow of mucous secretion from the posterior part of the nasal cavity onto the wall of the pharynx occurring usually as a chronic accompaniment of an allergic state …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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