allergist

[al-er-jist]

noun

a physician specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies.

Nearby words

  1. allergic conjunctivitis,
  2. allergic purpura,
  3. allergic reaction,
  4. allergic rhinitis,
  5. allergic salute,
  6. allergy,
  7. allesthesia,
  8. allethrin,
  9. alleviant,
  10. alleviate

Origin of allergist

First recorded in 1930–35; allerg(y) + -ist

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British Dictionary definitions for allergist

allergist

noun

a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases or conditions caused by allergy
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Medicine definitions for allergist

allergist

[ălər-jĭst]

n.

A physician specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies.

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