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Spanish translation of “allergy”


noun /ˈӕlədʒi/ (plural allergies)
(medical ) an unusual sensitiveness of the body which causes certain people to be affected in a bad way by something usually harmless
The rash on her face is caused by an allergy to grass.
allergic /-ˈləː-/ adjective (with to) (medical) affected in a bad way by (certain) things
He is allergic to certain flowers.
(Definition of allergy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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