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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Allergy" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Allergy
Allergies, also known as allergic diseases, are a number of conditions caused by hypersensitivity of the immune system to something in the environment that normally causes little problem. - See link

 

Allergy in Spanish is Alergia
Una alergia es una hipersensibilidad a una partícula o sustancia que, si se inhala, ingiere o toca, produce unos síntomas característicos. Es un tipo de reacción inmunológica exagerada ante un estímulo no patógeno para la mayoría de la población. Sus manifestaciones clínicas son diversas, ya que dependen del agente causal y del órgano afectado. En la actualidad, más de un tercio de la población mundial presenta alguna enfermedad de origen alérgico. - See link

 

More information about Allergy in other websites
Definition of Allergy in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Allergy in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Allergy - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Allergy - See link.

 

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