nonallergic

adjective
non·​al·​ler·​gic | \ ˌnän-ə-ˈlər-jik How to pronounce nonallergic (audio) \

Definition of nonallergic

: not relating to, having, or caused by an allergy : not allergic nonallergic asthma nonallergic children

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Recent Examples on the Web Analyzing feces of healthy babies and those with egg or milk allergies, researchers showed that allergic and nonallergic infants had different communities of gut bacteria. Esther Landhuis, Scientific American, "Gut Microbes May Be Key to Solving Food Allergies," 23 May 2020 Both allergic and nonallergic rhinitis (inflammation of the mucosal lining of the nose) can result in membrane swelling and excess mucus, potentially triggering sneezing. Carolyn L. Todd, SELF, "Quick Question: Why Do We Sneeze?," 8 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of nonallergic

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonallergic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonallergic. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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nonallergic

adjective
non·​al·​ler·​gic | \ -ə-ˈlər-jik How to pronounce nonallergic (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonallergic

: not allergic nonallergic individuals also : not caused by an allergic reaction …25% reported year-round stuffy nose worsened by pollution, smoke, and/or strong odors and were classified as having perennial nonallergic rhinitis. Internal Medicine, 15 June 2005

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