physical allergy

n.

Hypersensitivity caused by exposure to various physical factors such as heat, cold, light, or mechanical irritation.

Nearby words

  1. physiatrist,
  2. physiatry,
  3. physic,
  4. physic nut,
  5. physical,
  6. physical anthropology,
  7. physical capital,
  8. physical change,
  9. physical chemistry,
  10. physical diagnosis


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