allergenic

[ al-er-jen-ik ]
/ ˌæl ərˈdʒɛn ɪk /

adjective

causing allergic sensitization.

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Origin of allergenic

First recorded in 1910–15; allergen + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM allergenic

al·ler·ge·nic·i·ty [al-er-juh-nis-i-tee], /ˌæl ər dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti/, noun
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