rhinosporidiosis rhi·no·spo·rid·i·o·sis (rī’nō-spə-rĭd’ē-ō’sĭs, -spô-)
A chronic granulomatous disease of the mucous membranes of the nasal cavity characterized by polyps or other forms of hyperplasia and caused by a yeastlike microorganism Rhinosporidium seeberi.
[rahy-noh-spaw-rid-ee-uh m, -spoh-] /ˌraɪ noʊ spɔˈrɪd i əm, -spoʊ-/ noun, plural rhinosporidia [rahy-noh-spaw-rid-ee-uh, -spoh-] /ˌraɪ noʊ spɔˈrɪd i ə, -spoʊ-/ (Show IPA). Mycology. 1. any fungus of the genus Rhinosporidium, members of which produce vascular polyps in the nasal passages.
rhinostenosis rhi·no·ste·no·sis (rī’nō-stə-nō’sĭs) n. Obstruction of the nasal passages. Also called rhinocleisis.
rhinotomy rhi·not·o·my (rī-nŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into the nose, especially incision along one side to allow viewing of the nasal passages for radical sinus operations.
noun, plural rhinoviruses. 1. any of a varied and widespread group of picornaviruses responsible for many respiratory diseases, including the common cold. noun 1. any of various viruses that occur in the human respiratory tract and cause diseases, such as the common cold rhinovirus rhi·no·vi·rus (rī’nō-vī’rəs) n. Any of a group of picornaviruses that are […]
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