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a·top·ic

 (ā-tŏp′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or caused by a hereditary predisposition to developing allergic reactions, such as hay fever, asthma, or urticaria, after exposure to specific antigens such as pollen, food, and insect venoms.

[From Greek atopiā, unusualness, from atopos, out of the way : a-, not; see a-1 + topos, place.]

at′o·py (ăt′ə-pē) n.

atopic

(əˈtɒpɪk)
adj
1. (Physiology) immunol of or relating to hereditary hypersensitivity to certain allergens
Translations

a·top·ic

a. atópico-a, rel. a la atopía.

atopic

adj atópico
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