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drip

Med
a. the usually intravenous drop-by-drop administration of a therapeutic solution, as of salt or sugar
b. the solution administered
c. the equipment used to administer a solution in this way

drip

[drip]
(architecture)
(hydrology)
Condensed or otherwise collected moisture falling from leaves, twigs, and so forth.
(materials)
Oil which comes through the cloth of a paraffin wax press.
Filter drainings too dark to be included in filter stock.
(petroleum engineering)
A discharge mechanism installed at a low point in a gas transmission line to collect and remove liquid accumulations. Also known as blowcase.

drip, headmold, hoodmold, label, throating, weather molding

drip, 4
1. The outermost projecting molding around the top of a door or window, to discharge rainwater.
2. A throat, 2.
3. A pipe, or a steam trap and a pipe considered as a unit, which conducts condensation from the steam side of a piping system to the water or return side of the system.
4. A container that is typically installed at a low point in a gas piping system to collect condensate (i.e., liquids that may form within the gas system).
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Such profuse and thick secretions may be interpreted as postnasal drip as they pass from the nasopharynx and through the pharynx.
Statistically significant improvements in all secondary efficacy endpoints were also observed, including objective measures of sinusitis by CT scan, nasal air flow, and patient-reported symptoms (sense of smell, congestion, postnasal drip, runny nose and sleep disturbance).
Other isolated symptoms included postnasal drip and swallowing discomfort (table).
Postnasal drip usually causes symptoms such as the sensation of 'something dripping into the throat', frequent throat clearing, nasal congestion, itch or nasal running.
The most common cause of cough is upper airway cough syndrome (UACS), referred to in the previous ACCP guideline as postnasal drip syndrome.
Postnasal drip, cough, irritability, and fatigue may occur.
After about three weeks using SinoFresh(TM), I did not have severe sinus headaches, and little or no postnasal drip for the first time in many years.
Their bodies release histamine and other substances that cause symptoms commonly associated with allergies: itchy or watery eyes, congestion, postnasal drip, sneezing and a runny nose.
A 38-year-old Hispanic man presented with complaints of nasal obstruction, postnasal drip, and persistent occipital headaches of several months' duration.
Nasal obstruction, postnasal drip, and facial congestion were the most common complaints; they were reported by 84%, 82%, and 79% of patients, respectively.
Spicy foods and alcohol can trigger allergy-like symptoms such as runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing, and postnasal drip.
This can cause their body to release histamine and other substances that cause spring allergy symptoms, including: itchy or watery eyes, congestion, postnasal drip, sneezing and a runny nose.