from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Located or occurring posterior to the nose.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of, pertaining to, or located near the posterior of the nasal cavity
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Posterior, with reference to the nose, nostrils, or nasal passages: as, the postnasal spine of the palate-bone.
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Now that I think of it, I can't come up with anything postnasal drip combines well with.
Also it turns out that postnasal drip combines poorly with vertigo-induced nausea.
In other news, I may be picking up Elayna's cold (woke up with very sore throat and stuffiness; now having postnasal ick); I hope to feel better and determine that I'm not sick (please, please) in time to go up to Kyth's.
Better to admit what I was doing than let him think I had postnasal drip.
Not only was she tired though she was sleeping ten hours a night but she also had allergies, postnasal drip, sinus congestion, fluid in her ears, and snored.
All her other symptoms—sinus problems, postnasal drip, and premenstrual syndrome—were gone as well.
He had psoriasis, reflux, irritable bowel syndrome, and chronic postnasal drip.
Most coughs actually stem from postnasal drip associated with the common cold.
Another problem: Doctors simply don't think to ask older patients about allergies or postnasal drip, which could be chaining people to their homes and their tissues.
Secondhand smoke can aggravate sinusitis, rhinitis, cystic fibrosis, and chronic respiratory problems such as cough and postnasal drip.
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