allergenic allergenic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) relating to or having the effect of an allergen

Usage(s):

  • One is that Malia is allergic, so it has to be hypo-allergenic.

News

  1. Longer pollen seasons nothing to sneeze at

    Earlier springs and later fall frosts linked to climate change have already lengthened the pollen season - in some areas, significantly, by two weeks or more, studies show. Plants are blooming earlier and staying in bloom longer. On top of that, plants are pumping out more pollen. And there are indications that the "allergenicity" - the potency of the pollen - is increasing.
    on July 29, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. Rare immune cells promote food-induced allergic inflammation in the esophagus

    A rare immune cell and specific molecular reactions to allergenic foods team up – in a bad way – to cause a food allergy-associated disorder, which points to new ways to possibly treat inflammation associated with eosinophilic esophagitis.
    on July 23, 2013     Source: Science Daily

Word of the Day
cynic cynic
/ˈsɪ nɪk /