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drip

 [drip]
the slow, drop-by-drop infusion of a liquid.
postnasal drip drainage of excessive mucous or mucopurulent discharge from the postnasal region into the pharynx.

post·na·sal drip (PND),

term sometimes used to describe sensation of mucoid or mucopurulent discharge from the nose into the pharynx.

postnasal drip

n.
The chronic secretion of mucus from the posterior nasal cavities, often caused by a cold or allergy.

postnasal drip (PND)

Etymology: L, post + nasus, nose; AS, dryppan
a drop-by-drop discharge of nasal mucus into the posterior pharynx caused by rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, or hypersecretion by the nasopharyngeal mucosa. It is often accompanied by a feeling of obstruction, an unpleasant taste, and fetid breath. Methods of treatment include the application of drops or sprays of phenylephrine or epHEDrine sulfate to constrict blood vessels and reduce hyperemia, sinus irrigation to improve drainage, and use of appropriate antibiotics. Therapy for allergies may be indicated in some cases, and surgery may be required if the nasal passages are obstructed by polyps or a deviated septum.

postnasal drip

ENT The sensation that mucus, secretions, or inflammatory products are passing from the nasopharynx into the oropharynx; PNDs usually occur in a background of chronic sinusitis

post·na·sal drip

(PND) (pōst-nā'zăl drip)
Term used to describe sensation of excessive mucoid or mucopurulent discharge from the posterior nares.

postnasal drip

An intermittent trickle of watery nasal discharge or mucus from the back of the nose into the throat. The excess secretion usually results from inflammation of the mucous membrane of the nose, as in RHINITIS from any cause.

drip

the slow, drop-by-drop infusion of a liquid.

postnasal drip
drainage of excessive mucous or mucopurulent discharge from the postnasal region into the pharynx.
drip rate pumps
a mechanical device used to deliver a constant rate of intravenous fluids. It applies pressure to the fluid line through a set of rollers.
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