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[pohst-ney-zuh l] /ˈpoʊstˈneɪ zəl/

located or occurring behind the nose or in the nasopharynx, as a flow of mucus; nasopharyngeal:
a postnasal infection.

postnasal post·na·sal (pōst-nā’zəl)


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