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A simplified technique for evaluating nasal mucociliary clearance via saccharin transit time.

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Name: International forum of allergy & rhinology
ISSN: 2042-6984
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A chronic inflammation in which the NASAL MUCOSA gradually changes from a functional to a non-functional lining without mucociliary clearance. It is often accompanied by degradation of the bony TURBINATES, and the foul-smelling mucus which forms a greenish crust (ozena).

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The discharge of substances from the pulmonary capillary blood into the alveolar space to be exhaled or removed by MUCOCILIARY CLEARANCE.

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