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Meaning of ALLERGEN

Pronunciation:  'alur`jen

 
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 Definition: Any substance that can trigger an inappropriate immune response, or allergy, in susceptible people. Common allergens include animal fur, dust, pollen and certain foods or medications. See antigen.
 
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 Related Terms: agglutinin, allergic disorder, allergy, anaphylactin, antiantibody, antibody, antigen, antiserum, antitoxic serum, antitoxin, antivenin, asthma, conjunctivitis, cosmetic dermatitis, eczema, hay fever, hives, incomplete antibody, interferon, pollinosis, precipitin, Rh factor, rose cold, serum, urticaria
 

 

 

 

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