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allergen +‎ -ic

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allergenic (not comparable)

  1. of or pertaining to an allergen
    • 1996, Fred R. Shank, Ph.D., FDA Allergy Warning Letter - "Evidence suggests that some allergenic substances can cause serious allergic responses in some individuals upon ingestion of very small amounts of the substance."
  2. having the effect of an allergen

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Do not confuse allogenic ("of nonself intraspecies origin") with allergenic ("generating allergy"); see allogenic § Usage note.

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