Tagged as Sternutation

The technical term for sneezing is “sternutation.” The mucus membranes (lining) in the nose and throat become irritated. There are a number of triggers that can cause a sneeze. The most common culprits are symptoms arising from a cold, flu, or allergies. Environmental triggers include pollen, dust, strong odors, pepper, powders, change in temperature, pet dander, mold, looking into bright lights, and...