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skin reaction

noun
1.
an irritation or inflammation of the skin due to an allergy or infection, brought about by natural means or by a skin test.
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  • There was a time, back in 1908 to 1910, when the skin reaction for tuberculosis too was highly valued.

    The Treatment of Hay Fever George Frederick Laidlaw
  • Goodale begins with five drops of that dilution that just fails to cause a skin reaction.

    The Treatment of Hay Fever George Frederick Laidlaw

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