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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Characterized by or caused by a reaction to a substance adj. - Having peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor).

Usage examples (39)
  • An allergic reaction
  • allergic children
  • Their droppings trigger allergy reactions in allergic children.
  • I had suffered from bronchial asthma as a child and had developed a deep curiosity in allergic phenomena. for more
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  • Seafood is a common "allergenic" (substance that causes an allergy) that can cause an "allergic" (adverse or negative reaction) condition." An "allogeneic" structure is something that is biologically related, but different.
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