Complete Definition of "allergy"

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Noun
allergy

  1. A condition of hypersensitivity to a substance (an allergen) considered harmless to most people. Exposure (consumption, inhalation, physical contact, etc) to such substances causes the body to undergo a reaction, often resulting in symptoms such as difficulty breathing and/or swellings/rashes of the skin.
  2. Altered susceptibility to a first treatment as exhibited in reaction to a subsequent one.
  3. informal An antipathy, as toward a person or activity.

#: He is allergic to reality TV.

Related terms
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Translations
trans-top|condition
Czech: t+|cs|alergie|f
Finnish: t+|fi|allergia
German: Allergie f
Greek: t|el|αλλεÏγία|f|sc=Grek (alerghía)
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Japanese: t+|ja|ã¢ã¬ã«ã®ã¼|trarerugÄ«|scJpan
Swedish: allergi c, överkänslighet c
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trans-top|altered susceptibility
Japanese: t+|ja|ã¢ã¬ã«ã®ã¼|trarerugÄ«|scJpan
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Swedish: allergi c
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trans-top|antipathy
Finnish: t+|fi|allergia
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Swedish: allergi c
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ttbc|French: allergie
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ttbc|Ido: alergio

See also
w:hypersensitivity|Wikipedia article on hypersensitivity

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