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atopy

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noun at·o·py \ˈat-ə-pē\

Medical Definition of atopy

plural at·o·pies

  1. :  a genetic disposition to develop an allergic reaction (as allergic rhinitis, asthma, or atopic dermatitis) and produce elevated levels of IgE upon exposure to an environmental antigen and especially one inhaled or ingested

atop·ic \(ˈ)ā-ˈtäp-ik, -ˈtō-pik\play adjective



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