noun. an inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose (usually associated with nasal discharge).
- allergic rhinitis
- achromatic color
Example sentences of the word rhinitis
1. Noun, singular or mass
Lymphoplasmacytic rhinitis is a fancy way of saying your cat has an inflamed, swollen, painful nose.
2. Verb, base form
Polyurethane resin dust also poses danger when inhaled, and can irritate the respiratory tract or contribute to rhinitis and asthma, according to the European Agency for Health and Safety at Work.