noun, plural al·ler·gies.
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Saline rinses can remove bacteria and allergens from the nasal cavity and ease symptoms of allergies, sinus infections and colds.Treatments that target the coronavirus in the nose might help prevent COVID-19|Laura Sanders|September 14, 2020|Science News
Pollen and other things that cause allergies can have antigens, too.
Or perhaps all this allergy business is just that: a business.
(Though in keeping with the American obsession for these things May is designated as Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month).
Was it an allergy to opera or was it simply this burning desire to work for the church?John Eliot Gardiner Discusses His Monumental Bach Biography|Malcolm Jones|November 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
No allergy case has been reported, and no other medical situation due to the use of mites has been revealed.
Nor do I have an allergy—not one that's been diagnosed anyways!
Two temporary exhibits on allergy and surgical dressings were installed in the gallery.History of the Division of Medical Sciences|Sami Khalaf Hamarneh
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noun plural -gies
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A highly sensitive reaction of the body to certain substances, such as pollen, that are present in amounts that do not affect most people. Common indications of allergy include sneezing, skin rashes, itching, and runny nose.