Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A physician specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A doctor who specializes in the treatment of allergies.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Steve Kagen, Class of '06: The Wisconsin allergist won his first election with 51 percent of the vote and performed only marginally better with Obama on the ballot.

    Election 2010: Grim expectations for freshman and sophomore Democrats

  • In suspected cases of food allergy, patients should be referred to an allergist, according to the ACAAI.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • On Saturday, I called my allergist to tell him that I had a lot of yellow mucus that reminded me of the slime that they used to dump on the kids on

    Campaign for Unshaved Snatch (CUSS) & Other Rants

  • Recently, when their 16-year-old daughter's allergy prescription ran out, Ms. Johnson called the allergist's office to ask for a renewal, without coming in for an appointment, as she would have done under their previous insurance.

    Americans Cut Back on Visits to Doctor

  • (Dr. Bernstein is available for interviews.) "Since the spill is now coming ashore, adults and children with respiratory diseases need to keep a close eye on their breathing, stay inside and call their allergist if they feel ill," Dr. Bernstein said.

    Newswise: Latest News

  • When I had called the allergist, I’d had to give my birth date, health insurance information, social security number, home phone number, cell phone number, work phone number, and emergency contact information.

    Chocolate & Vicodin

  • To north in San Jose, pollen counts are on the rise with the start of grass season, allergist Dr. Alan Heller said Friday.

    The nose knows: Allergy season here with vengeance

  • The highest tree pollen count in three years triggered a dangerous air quality warning Friday in Chicago, where allergist Dr. Joseph Leija warned in a statement: "Itchy eyes, stuffy noses and fatigue will be common among Chicagoans with sensitive respiratory systems."

    The nose knows: Allergy season here with vengeance

  • For people who don't respond to those medications, allergy shots, or immunotherapy, is often their best bet, said David Bernstein, an allergist with the University of Cincinnati and the Bernstein Allergy Group.

    Docs: Early treatment combats allergies best

  • "We're advising our patients to at least start their anthistamines a week or two before their best guess of when they're going to start having symptoms," said Jeff Raub, an allergist with Group Health Associates in Springdale, Ohio.

    Docs: Early treatment combats allergies best

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.