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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALLERGY

Two temporary exhibits on allergy and surgical dressings were installed in the gallery.

WORD ORIGIN

1911, from German Allergie, coined 1906 by Austrian pediatrician Clemens E. von Pirquet (1874-1929) from Greek allos "other, different, strange" (see alias (adv.)) + ergon "activity" (see urge (v.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ALLERGY

antipathy

nounstrong dislike, disgust
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