atopy

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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.

atopy

(ˈætəʊpɪ)
n
(Physiology) immunol a hereditary tendency to be hypersensitive to certain allergens

at•o•py

(ˈæt ə pi)

n.
allergic hypersensitivity associated with the overproduction of antibody of the IgE type.
[1920–25; < Greek atopía unusualness <átopos unusual]
a•top•ic (eɪˈtɒp ɪk, əˈtɒp-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.atopy - an allergic reaction that becomes apparent in a sensitized person only minutes after contactatopy - an allergic reaction that becomes apparent in a sensitized person only minutes after contact
allergic reaction, allergy - hypersensitivity reaction to a particular allergen; symptoms can vary greatly in intensity
Translations
atopie
atopia

at·o·py

n. atopía, tipo de alergia considerada de carácter hereditario.