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noun as in allergen

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It might give new bee colonies the protein-rich pollen they need to feed their young.

That’s in contrast to honeybees, which collect plant pollen as protein.

Scientists who study ancient plants and pollen helped identify other plant features.

These tests, too, linked pollen shortage and increased leaf biting.

When trying to start colonies in early spring, the bees rely on flower pollen as a protein source to feed their young.

Each and every one of those glorious flowers also packs pollen, the dark underside of spring.

After determining that the bee pollen and mushroom broth were inedible, the “detox” quickly went downhill.

The Bee Pollen juice looked appetizing and resembled a juice I routinely enjoy that consists of pineapple, apple, and lime.

Another theory is that genetic modification may be creating pollen with less nutritional value.

All are fairly well agreed as to the irritants, pollen and dust; but what makes the patient sensitive?

Some manufacturers and all British writers speak of pollen extracts as vaccines and of immunizing the patient as vaccination.

If injected beneath the skin or rubbed into a deep scratch, the food proteins, like the pollen proteins, may be dangerous.

During the growing months of the year the air is full of pollen that is blown in everybody's eyes and nose.

He is in a state of exquisite anaphylaxis and a dose of pollen injected into his blood may kill him in twenty minutes.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pollen, such as: antigen, dander, irritant, ragweed, dust mite, and foreign substance.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.