flare factor

flare factor

[′fler ‚fak·tər]
(engineering acoustics)
Number expressing the degree of outward curvature of the horn of a loudspeaker.
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Reducing a dog's exposure to flare factors such as fleas, an identified food allergen (when present), and environmental pollens is also key.
* IDENTIFICATION AND AVOIDANCE OF FLARE FACTORS--Because dogs may be allergic to more than one allergen in the environment (or in food), flare factors are considered to be anything that causes a sudden return of symptoms in a dog.
However, following a diagnosis, these tests may have some use in identifying flare factors for allergen-avoidance management or if immunotherapy is being considered.