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Introduction: Allergen

Description of Allergen

Allergen: A substance commonly found in the environment that triggers a hypersensitive allergic reaction in the body but is not normally a harmful substance.

Allergen: antigen or hapten capable of provoking an allergic response; post coordinate with appropriate source of allergen, ie, DOG or INSECT POISON.
Source: CRISP

Allergen: Antigen-type substances that produce immediate hypersensitivity (HYPERSENSITIVITY, IMMEDIATE).
Source: MeSH 2007

Allergen: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

More specific terms for Allergen:

Source - CRISP

Broader terms for Allergen

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Allergen can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Allergen:

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The description of Allergen may also be used for the following terms:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Allergen

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