anti–allergy

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adjective an·ti–al·ler·gy \ˌan-tē-ˈa-lər-jē, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of anti–allergy

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  1. :  relieving, controlling, or preventing allergic symptoms :  anti-allergic anti-allergy medications

First Known Use of anti–allergy

1919


Medical Dictionary

anti–allergy

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adjective an·ti–al·ler·gy \-ˈal-ər-jē\

Medical Definition of anti–allergy

  1. :  relieving, controlling, or preventing allergic symptoms :  antiallergic an anti-allergy nasal spray anti-allergy injections More and more, doctors are combining anti-allergy weapons—prescribing, say, both antihistamines and corticosteroids for the same patient to get the antihistamines' quicker benefits and the corticosteroids' stronger impact.—Judith Blake, The Seattle Times, 21 Apr. 1999


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