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Definition of the noun allergen

What does allergen mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: allergens

  1. any substance that can cause an allergy
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • more generic word: substance = a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties
    • more specific term: ragweed pollen = pollen of the ragweed plant is a common allergen

Explanation

  1. Allergen: An allergen is a type of antigen that produces an abnormally vigorous immune response in which the immune system fights off a perceived threat that would otherwise be harmless to the body. Such reactions are called allergies.
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  2. Allergen: A substance that elicits an allergic reaction.

Printed books with definitions for Allergen

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Google previewAsthma and Rhinitis (2008)

by William W. Busse, Stephen T. Holgate

Amb a 3: phytocyanin related The Amb a 3 allergen is an 11-kDa glycoprotein ( Klapper et al.

Amb a 5: unknown function The Amb a 5 allergen is a minor 5 - kDa glycoprotein which comprises 45 amino acid residues, and whose function is ...

Google previewHuman Biology, Concepts and Current Issues (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewWong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses. Most humans mount ...

Google previewAnatomy And Physiology For Health Professionals (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewThe Anatomy and Physiology Learning System (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewMader's Understanding Human Anatomy and Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewPrinciples of Pediatric Nursing, Caring for Children (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses. Most humans mount ...

Google previewAnatomy and Physiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewDelmars Manual of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewPathophysiology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewThe Textbook of Emergency Cardiovascular Care and CPR (2016)

by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewNurse Anesthesia (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewLiving with Asthma (2014)

by Christine Zuchora-Walske

An allergen is any substance that causes an allergic reaction. An allergic reaction is an exaggerated immune system response to something that does not bother most people. This physical response may include runny nose, sneezing, itching, ...

Google previewAllergy Frontiers, Diagnosis and Health Economics (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewEnvironmental Science , Global Concern (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Allergen An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. Technically, an allergen is a nonparasitic antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals. Most humans mount significant Immunoglobulin E ...

Google previewEssentials of Pathophysiology, Concepts of Altered Health States (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewPathophysiology, The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children (2016)

Medicine, Internal medicine by CTI Reviews

An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in atopic individuals through Immunoglobulin E (IgE) responses.. Most humans mount ...

Google previewEnvironment, The Science Behind the Stories (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Allergen: An allergen is any substance that can cause an allergy. In technical terms, an allergen is an antigen capable of stimulating a typeI hypersensitivity reaction in ...

Google previewNew York Supreme Court

An allergen is a substance which causes sensitization, in its broad term. An allergen can, to try to explain more fully, it can be something like a pollen, which is an inhalant allergen, to a dye substance, to particular drugs. It covers a wide ...

Google previewEcohouse (2014)

by Sue Roaf, Manuel Fuentes, Stephanie Thomas-Rees

AllErgEns An allergen is a substance that causes a reaction 6 Health and happiness in the home.

Google previewTextbook of Contact Dermatitis (2001)

by Richard J. G. Rycroft

or vaporized allergen is the causative agent. Other reports are provided by Thune and Solberg [18, 19] who described airborne contact dermatitis from lichen particles, and Watsky [20] who described four cases of airborne allergic ...

Google previewYoung Children's Health and Well-Being (2006)

by Angela Underdown

Allergen An allergen is an antigen that causes an allergic ...

Google previewPocket Essentials of Clinical Medicine (2011)

by Anne Ballinger

The major allergen is the house dust mite and its faeces. Non-specific factors causing wheezing are viral infections, cold air, exercise, irritant dusts, vapours and fumes (cigarette smoke, perfume, exhaust fumes), emotion and drugs ( NSAIDs, ...

Google previewNelson Essentials of Pediatrics E-Book (2014)

by Karen Marcdante, Robert M. Kliegman

An allergen is an antigen that triggers an IgE response in genetically predisposed individuals. Hypersensitivity disorders of the immune system are classified into four groups, based on the mechanism that leads to tissue inflammation (Table ...

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The value of this 8-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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