atopic allergy


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Related to atopic allergy: atopic dermatitis, Atopic syndrome, atopic disease

atopic allergy

[ā′täp·ik ′al·ər·jē]
(medicine)
A type of immediate hypersensitivity in humans resulting from spontaneous sensitization, usually by inhaled or ingested antigens; for example, asthma, hay fever, or hives.