Synonyms
Etymology

1. allergy

noun. ['ˈælɝdʒi'] hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity.

Synonyms

  • serum sickness
  • delayed allergy
  • atopy
  • immediate allergy
  • allergic reaction
  • serum disease
  • atopic allergy
  • type I allergic reaction
  • type IV allergic reaction
  • food allergy

Etymology

  • Allergie (German)

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How do you pronounce allergy?

Pronounce allergy as ˈælərʤi.

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Example sentences of the word allergy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Treating a rash on your cheeks from a peanut butter or honey allergy should be discussed with your doctor.

2. Adverb
A common cause of wedding ring dermatitis is nickel allergy 1.

3.
Adjective
You may also use a home nickel
allergy** detection test.

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