non·​al·​ler·​gen·​ic ˌnän-ˌa-lər-ˈje-nik How to pronounce nonallergenic (audio)
: not causing an allergic reaction : not allergenic
nonallergenic pollens

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Obese cats are more likely to suffer a liver disease called hepatic lipidosis; feline urinary tract disease; diabetes; lameness from arthritis; complications from anesthesia; and nonallergenic skin conditions. Star Tribune, 16 July 2021 The massages are done with a special jojoba oil that has a similar pH to human skin and is nonallergenic. Dewayne Bevil,, 4 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1933, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonallergenic was in 1933

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“Nonallergenic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

Medical Definition


non·​al·​ler·​gen·​ic -ˌal-ər-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce nonallergenic (audio)
: not causing an allergic reaction
nonallergenic proteins
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