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Allergic

Meanings and phrases

allergic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. characterized by or caused by allergy
  2. having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor); hypersensitive; hypersensitized; hypersensitised; sensitized; sensitised; supersensitive; supersensitized; supersensitised

allergic eczema

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. eczema caused by an allergic reaction

allergic reaction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity; allergy
E.g.
  • He finishes the strawberry without allergic reaction.
  • This time he experiences an allergic reaction.
  • Jeanne died in 1983 from an allergic reaction to a wasp bite.

allergic rhinitis

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rhinitis caused by an allergic reaction

type I allergic reaction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an allergic reaction that becomes apparent in a sensitized person only minutes after contact; immediate allergy; atopy; atopic allergy

type IV allergic reaction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an allergic reaction that becomes apparent only hours after contact; delayed allergy

allergic reactions

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Other side effects may rarely include allergic reactions.
  • Rare side effects include seizures and allergic reactions.
  • A few studies have documented allergic reactions from chocolate in children.
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