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Related to nasal obstruction: laryngeal obstruction
nasal obstructionENT Difficulty in nasal breathing, due to any obstacle to breathing–eg, a thickened mucosa, polyps, a foreign body, deviated septum. See Nasal stuffiness.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
nasal obstructionInterference with the free passage of air through either side of the nose from any cause. Causes of obstruction include swelling of the mucous membrane (NASAL CONGESTION), nasal POLYPS, NASOPHARYNGEAL CARCINOMA or foreign bodies.
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