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rhino-, rhin-

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[Gr. rhis, stem rhin-] Prefixes meaning nose. SEE: naso-.

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rhinoantritis

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(rī″nō-ăn-trī′tĭs) [″ + antron, cavity, + itis, inflammation] Inflammation of the nasal cavities and one or both maxillary sinuses (antra).

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rhinocanthectomy

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(rī″nō-kăn-thĕk′tōmē) [Gr. rhis, nose, + kanthos, canthus, + ektome, excision] Surgical excision of the inner corner of the eye.

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rhinocephaly

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(rī″nō-sĕf′ă-lē) [″ + kephale, head] A congenital deformity in which the eyes are fused and the nose is present as a fleshy protuberance above the eyes.

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rhinocheiloplasty

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(rī″nō-kī′lō-plăs″tē) [″ + cheilos, lip, + plastos, formed] Plastic surgery of the nose and upper lip.

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rhinodacryolith

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(rī″nō-dăk′rē-ō-lĭth) [″ + dakryon, tear, + lithos, stone] A stone in the nasolacrimal duct.

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rhinogenous

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(rī-nŏj′ĕn-ŭs) [″ + gen-nan, to produce] Originating in the nose.

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rhinokyphosis

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(rī″nō-kī-fō′sĭs) [″ + kyphos, hump, + osis, condition] A deformity of the bridge of the nose.

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rhinolalia

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(rī″nŏ-lā′lē-ă) [rhino- + -lalia] An overly nasal quality of the voice.

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rhinolaryngitis

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(rī″nō-lăr″ĭn-jī′tĭs) [″ + larynx, larynx, + itis, inflammation] Simultaneous inflammation of the mucosa of the nose and larynx.

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rhinolith

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(rī′nō-lĭth) [″ + lithos, stone] A nasal stone.

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rhinolithiasis

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(rī″nō-lĭth-ī′ă-sĭs) The formation of nasal stones.

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rhinologist

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(rī-nŏl′ō-jĭst) [″ + logos, word, reason] A specialist in diseases of the nose.

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rhinology

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(rī-nŏl′ō-jē) The science of the nose and its diseases.

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rhinomanometry

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(rī″nō-mă-nŏm′ĕ-trē) The measurement of air flow through and air pressure in the nose.

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rhinometer

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(rī-nŏm′ĕt-ĕr) A device for measuring the nose or its cavities.

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rhinomycosis

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(rī″nō-mī-kō′sĭs) [″ + mykes, fungus, + osis, condition] Fungi in the mucous membranes and secretions of the nose.

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rhinonecrosis

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(rī″nō-nē-krō′sĭs) [″ + nekrosis, state of death] Necrosis of the nasal bones.

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rhinopathy

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(rī-nŏp′ă-thē) [″ + pathos, disease] Any nasal disease.

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rhinopharyngeal

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(rī″nō-fă-rĭn′jē-ăl) Pert. to the nasopharynx.

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rhinopharyngitis

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(rī″nō-făr-ĭn-jī′tĭs) [″ + pharynx, throat, + itis, inflammation] Inflammation of the nasopharynx.

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rhinopharyngocele

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(rī″nō-făr-ĭn′gō-sēl) [″ + ″ + kele, tumor, swelling] A nasopharyngeal tumor.

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rhinopharyngolith

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(rī″nō-făr-ĭn′gō-lĭth) [″ + ″ + lithos, stone] A ...

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