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Definition of the noun atopy
What does atopy mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: atopies
- an allergic reaction that becomes apparent in a sensitized person only minutes after contact
Alternative definition of the noun atopy
- [uncountable] A hereditary disorder marked by the tendency to develop localized immediate hypersensitivity reactions to allergens such as pollen, food etc and is manifested by hay fever, asthma, or similar allergic conditions; generally considered to be caused by the interaction of environmental and genetic factors.
- synonym: atopic allergy
- A person suffering from atopic syndrome; a case of atopy.
ATOPY is an Aviation waypoint.
- also known as ATOPY fix, waypoint ATOPY, ATOPY waypoint, fix ATOPY
- Atopy describes the ineffability of things or emotions that are seldom experienced, that are outstanding and that are original in the strict sense. The term depicts a certain quality that can be observed within oneself or within others. It does not depict an ideal, although it has been abused to do so, for example by the genius-cult during the era of romanticism.
- Atopy a.k.a. membrane-spanning 4-domains, subfamily A, member 2 (Fc fragment of IgE, high affinity I, receptor for; beta polypeptide) is a gene.
- also known as Fc epsilon receptor I beta-chain; Fc-epsilon receptor I beta-chain; membrane-spanning 4-domains, subfamily A, member 2; IgE responsiveness (atopic); immunoglobulin E receptor, high affinity, beta polypeptide; Fc IgE receptor, beta chain
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Otitis Externa (2014)
An Essential Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment by Richard G. Harvey, BVSc DVD Dip ECVD FSB, Sue Paterson
Q Atopy is the most common cause of chronic canine otitis; it is a rare cause of feline ear disease.
Atopy is an inherited predisposition to develop immunoglobulin (Ig) E to environmental allergens resulting in disease1. Affected ...
Perinatal Programming (2012)
The State of the Art by Andreas Plagemann
Atopy is a personal and/or familial tendency usually in childhood or adolescence, to become sensitized and produce antibodies in response to ordinary exposures to allergens, usually proteins. As a consequence, these persons can develop ...
by Barry S. Levy
Atopy is a constellation of clinical findings, including asthma, hay fever, and atopic eczematous dermatitis. There are no pathognomonic features of atopic disease; atopy is the major genetic condition predisposing to irritant contact dermatitis.
by Bart Lambrecht, Henk Hoogsteden, Zuzana Diamant
Atopy is a very common feature in asthmatics: atopic asthma is characterized by in¢ltration of the bronchial mucosa with eosinophils and Th2-type cells, circulating speci¢c IgE antibodies and positive skin tests to common aeroallergens, and ...
by Howard M. Fillit, Kenneth Rockwood, Kenneth Woodhouse
Atopy is an age-related phenomenon; in community surveys the peak prevalence of immediate skin test reactivity...
by Alison Orman
Atopy refers to the tendency to become sensitised and produce IgE antibodies on exposure to an allergen and, as a result, develop symptoms of asthma,
Or, more simply, atopy is the genetic predisposition to develop allergic disease.
by Janette B. Benson, Marshall M. Haith
Atopy is the hereditary predisposition to develop IgE-mediated hypersensitivity to foods, pollen, and animal dander.
Atopy is a genetically determined state of IgE -mediated hypersensitivity to allergens, the likelihood of being clinically allergic ...
Handbook of Immunochemistry (2012)
by Miroslav Ferenčík
The term atopy refers to a genetically encoded hypersensitivity to various antigens, which permits excessive formation of reagins (antibodies of the IgE class). Allergic reactions of this type are generated very quickly (within a few minutes) after ...
The New Mechanisms and Therapeutics by Judah A. Denburg
Atopy is a strikingly common finding in these patients (1). It is defined as “familial hypersensitivity of skin and mucous membranes to environmental substances, associated with increased immunoglobulin E (IgE) formation and/or altered ...
by Janice Vickerstaff Joneja
• Atopy is a personal or familial tendency to produce IgE antibodies in ...
Vaccine Anxieties (2012)
"Global Science, Child Health and Society" by James Fairhead, Melissa Leach
describes how: Atopy is the tendency to allergies, ...
Small Dog Breeds (2002)
by Dan Rice
Atopy is an allergic skin condition that's believed to have a hereditary predisposition and most often is seen in short haired or hairless breeds. It's manifested as a non- parasitic skin itch, redness, or inflammation that affects young ...
by Karen Marcdante, Robert M. Kliegman
Atopy is a result of a complex interaction between multiple genes and environmental factors. It implies specific IgE-mediated diseases, including allergic rhinitis, asthma, and atopic dermatitis. An allergen is an antigen that triggers an IgE ...
by James W. Little, Donald Falace, Craig Miller, Nelson L. Rhodus
Atopy is a hypersensitivity state that is influenced by hereditary factors. Hay fever, asthma, urticaria, and angioedema are examples of atopic reactions.
by Brian R. Walker, Nicki R Colledge
Atopy is the tendency to produce an exaggerated IgE immune response to otherwise harmless environmental substances, while an allergic disease can be defined as the clinical manifestation of this inappropriate IgE immune response.
Clinical Pathology (2007)
by James Carton, Richard Daly, Pramila Ramani
Atopy refers to a genetic tendency of the immune system to make large amounts of IgE directed against common environmental allergens and a predisposition to diseases such as atopic dermatitis, ...
Conceptual Pharmacology (2010)
Atopy is the strongest genetic predisposition for the development of an IgE response to common aeroallergens. Most cases of childhood asthma (90%) are allergic ...
by Jack J. Kanski, Brad Bowling
Atopy is a genetically determined predisposition to hypersensitivity reactions upon exposure to specific environmental antigens. Clinical manifestations include the various forms of allergic conjunctivitis, as well as hay fever (seasonal allergic ...
by Stephen T. Holgate, John W. Holloway
Atopy is a common disorder characterized by increased general IgE responsiveness . Atopy is also an important cause of disorder in the skin ( eczema), lungs (asthma), and nose (rhinitis); family studies suggest variable combinations of ...
The Report of the California Environmental Protection Agency by Lauren Zeise, Amy J. Dunn
SUSCEPTIBLE Atopy refers to an inherited predisposition to develop IgE POPULATIONS ...
Teaching Epidemiology (2015)
A Guide for Teachers in Epidemiology, Public Health and Clinical Medicine by Jorn Olsen, Naomi Greene, Rodolfo Saracci, Dimitrios Trichopoulos
Atopy is the tendency to develop specific IgE antibodies to allergens and can be assessed by measuring the level of circulating specific IgE antibodies in the blood or by the skin test method. Atopy is closely associated with asthma, although ...
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Scrabble value of A1T1O1P3Y4
The value of this 5-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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