Examples of allergen in a Sentence
common allergens, such as pollen
Recent Examples of allergen from the Web
Parmely also has a 2-year-old with asthma, which is aggravated by allergens in mice droppings.
This tongue twister, known as Lyral in the cosmetics trade, is an allergen that causes contact dermatitis in some people.
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Origin and Etymology of allergen
International Scientific Vocabulary allergy + -gen
First Known Use: circa 1907
ALLERGEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of allergen for English Language Learners
medical : a substance that causes an allergy
ALLERGEN Defined for Kids
Definition of allergen for Students
: a substance that causes an allergic reaction
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