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[hahy-poh-al-er-jen-ik] /ˌhaɪ poʊˌæl ərˈdʒɛn ɪk/

designed to reduce or minimize the possibility of an allergic response, as by containing relatively few or no potentially irritating substances:
hypoallergenic cosmetics.
(of cosmetics, earrings, etc) not likely to cause an allergic reaction

1950, from hypo- + allergen + -ic.

hypoallergenic hy·po·al·ler·gen·ic (hī’pō-āl’ər-jěn’ĭk)
Having a decreased tendency to provoke an allergic reaction.


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