a trickling of mucus onto the pharyngeal surface from the posterior portion of the nasal cavity, usually caused by a cold or allergy.
(med) a mucus secretion from the rear part of the nasal cavity into the nasopharynx, usually as the result of a cold or an allergy
postnasal drip n.
The chronic secretion of mucus from the posterior nasal cavities.
[pohst-neyt-l] /poʊstˈneɪt l/ adjective 1. subsequent to childbirth: postnatal infection. /pəʊstˈneɪtəl/ adjective 1. existing or taking place after giving birth adj. 1831, from post- + natal. postnatal post·na·tal (pōst-nāt’l) adj. Of or occurring after birth, especially in the period immediately after birth.
- Postnecrotic cirrhosis
postnecrotic cirrhosis post·ne·crot·ic cirrhosis (pōst’nə-krŏt’ĭk) n. Cirrhosis characterized by necrosis involving whole lobules, with the collapse of the reticular framework to form large scars; it may follow viral or toxic necrosis, or develop as a result of dietary deficiencies. Also called necrotic cirrhosis.
/ˈpəʊstnɛt/ noun 1. (South African) an official postal service in South Africa
[noo-klee-er, nyoo- or, by metathesis, -kyuh-ler] /ˈnu kli ər, ˈnyu- or, by metathesis, -kyə lər/ adjective 1. pertaining to or involving atomic weapons: nuclear war. 2. operated or powered by atomic energy: a nuclear submarine. 3. (of a nation or group of nations) having atomic weapons. 4. of, relating to, or forming a nucleus. 5. […]