allergen

Type: Term Pronunciation: al′er-jen Definitions: 1. An antigen that induces an allergic or hypersensitive response.
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Allergen

A substance that causes an allergic reaction in individuals sensitive to it.
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allergen

[Noun] Plural form: allergens. Substances that cause an allergic reaction
Example: Dust, peanuts and cat hair are all common allergens.
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Allergen

Any inanimate or living object that creates an allergic reaction in an animal.
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allergen

[n] - any substance that can cause an allergy
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Allergen

Any substance, usually a protein, which, taken into the body, makes the body hypersensitive (allergic) to it. See allergy.
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allergen

Immunostimulant antigenic substance which may or may not cause a clinically significant effect but which is capable of producing immediate hypersensitivity.
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Allergen

This descriptor may be applied to any substance which produces an allergy (see below).
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Allergen

This descriptor may be applied to any substance which produces an allergy (see below).
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Allergen

A substance that causes the body to react hypersensitively to it
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Allergen

a substance that causes an allergic reaction
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Allergen

An allergen is a substance that reacts with the body's immune system and causes an allergic reaction.
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Allergen

A substance which, when introduced into the body most often through being eaten, inhaled or skin contact, provokes an allergic state in sensitive individuals. E.g. pollen
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Allergen

A substance that causes an allergy.
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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

<immunology> An antigenic substance capable of producing immediate type hypersensitivity reaction (allergy). ... (06 Oct 1997) ...
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allergen

noun any substance that can cause an allergy
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allergen

(al´әr-jen) a substance, protein or nonprotein, capable of inducing allergy or specific hypersensitivity. a purified protein, most often of a food (such as milk, eggs, or wheat), a bacterium, or pollen, used to test a patient for hypersensitivity to specific substances (see skin test). Allergens may ...
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allergen

substance that in some persons induces the hypersensitive state of allergy and stimulates the formation of reaginic antibodies. Allergens may be ... [7 related articles]
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allergen

(allergy + -gen) a antigenic substance capable of producing immediate-type hypersensitivity (allergy).
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allergen

allergen A substance that is foreign to the body and can cause an allergic reaction in certain people; examples include: pollen, dander, mold; ragweed pollen is the allergen which causes hay fever.
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Allergen

An antigen responsible for producing allergic reactions by inducing IgE formation.
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Allergen

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a type-I hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount significant Immunoglobulin E responses only as a defense against parasitic infections. However, some indiv
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Allergen

Any agent or substance that can trigger an allergic reaction. Common allergens include foods, molds, grass, weeds, pet dander, cigarette smoke and detergents. Researchers believe that avoiding foods that can cause allergies, such as peanuts and wheat, during pregnancy may prevent the offspring from developing certain food allergies.
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Allergen

A substance, such as pollen or pet dander, that causes an allergy.
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