causing allergic sensitization.
of or relating to : an allergic reaction to wool. having an . Informal. having a strong dislike or aversion: He’s allergic to most modern music. Contemporary Examples Witnesses said Kate, who is allergic to horses, looked worried but that William reassured her. Runaway Bridle!! The Daily Beast April 28, 2011 But no matter, we […]
- Allergic conjunctivitis
allergic conjunctivitis allergic conjunctivitis n. Conjunctivitis caused by an allergic reaction to a substance. Also called atopic conjunctivitis.
- Allergic purpura
allergic purpura allergic purpura n. Nonthrombocytopenic purpura due to sensitization to foods, drugs, or insect bites. Also called anaphylactoid purpura. See Henoch-Schönlein purpura.
- Allergic rhinitis
a condition characterized by head congestion, sneezing, tearing, and swelling of the nasal mucous membranes, caused by an allergic reaction. noun (pathol) a technical name for hay fever allergic rhinitis n. Rhinitis associated with hay fever.