Sneezing

Alternative Names

Sternutation

Definition of Sneezing

A sneeze is a sudden, forceful, involuntary burst of air through the nose and mouth.

Review

Paula J. Busse, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 6/29/2010

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