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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A sensitivity to a specific substance or food.

Usage examples (38)
  • Gil has an allergy to shellfish.
  • Cow's milk protein allergy is associated with these symptoms but I know of no studies that says LI is.
  • Cows milk protein allergy is the most common cause of food allergy in infants and affects up to 3 per cent of babies, the survey said.
  • Cow's milk protein allergy is the overall term for several types of dairy allergies, which can be to the casein or to the whey or both. for more
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