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Definition of «Allergen»


Allergen: A substance that is foreign to the body and can cause an allergic reaction in certain people. For examples, pollen, dander, mold.

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  • allergen: Definition from Answers.com

    n. A substance, such as pollen, that causes an allergy. [German Allergen : Aller(gie) , allergy; see allergy + -gen , -gen (from French -gène ; see -gen ...

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    ALLERGEN NOMENCLATURE. This website is the official site for the systematic allergen nomenclature that is approved by the World Health Organization and International Union ...

  • Allergen: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

    An allergen is a substance that can cause an allergic reaction. Allergens are substances that, in some people, the immune system recognizes as "foreign" or ...

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    allergen /al·ler·gen/ (al´er-jen) an antigenic substance capable of producing immediate hypersensitivity (allergy).allergen´ic. pollen allergen any protein ...

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