Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective 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.

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  • adjective Of a hereditary predisposition towards developing hay fever and other allergic reactions.

Etymologies

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

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

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From Ancient Greek ἀτοπία (atopia), from ἄτοπος (atopos), from α- (a-) + τόπος (topos, "place").

Examples

  • Currently, there is ongoing clinical research in atopic dermatitis and food allergy.

    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

  • Currently, there is ongoing clinical research in atopic dermatitis and food allergy.

    Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Fellowship

  • It's most common in babies and children and is sometimes called atopic dermatitis.

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  • It's most common in babies and children and is sometimes called atopic dermatitis.

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  • When quantitatively assessed by the CAP System FEIA, cow’s milk specific IgE antibody titres of over 32 kU/l have been reported to predict IgE-mediated CMA with as high as 95% certainty in atopic patients (Sampson & Ho 1997).

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  • When quantitatively assessed by the CAP System FEIA, cow’s milk specific IgE antibody titres of over 32 kU/l have been reported to predict IgE-mediated CMA with as high as 95% certainty in atopic patients (Sampson & Ho 1997).

    The Different Types of Dairy Allergy

  • Now, the term eczema usually refers to atopic eczema, or atopic dermatitis (atopic means “allergic”), which is a complex genetic disorder that results in defective skin barriers, reduced innate skin immune responses, and exaggerated immune (T cell) responses to environmental allergens that lead to chronic skin inflammation.

    You Raising Your Child

  • Now, the term eczema usually refers to atopic eczema, or atopic dermatitis (atopic means “allergic”), which is a complex genetic disorder that results in defective skin barriers, reduced innate skin immune responses, and exaggerated immune (T cell) responses to environmental allergens that lead to chronic skin inflammation.

    You Raising Your Child

  • The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy generally defines these concerns as Type I Hypersensitivity disorders, which are also sometimes called atopic allergies.

    Buyers with hypersensitivity disorder should raise their concerns early

  • Now, the term eczema usually refers to atopic eczema, or atopic dermatitis (atopic means “allergic”), which is a complex genetic disorder that results in defective skin barriers, reduced innate skin immune responses, and exaggerated immune (T cell) responses to environmental allergens that lead to chronic skin inflammation.

    You Raising Your Child

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