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allergy

al·ler·gy

allergy

 
 
pronunciation:
ae lr ji
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part of speech: noun
inflections: allergies
definition: a pathological state of extreme sensitivity to certain substances, causing respiratory difficulties, skin rashes, and other problems.
His pollen allergy made him sneeze.
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  body, breathe, first aid, food, plant, respiration
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The word allergy contains the following parts:
allo, all Greek root that means other, different
synonyms:
ali, hetero
antonyms:
iso-, homo, homeo, omal
 
erg, ergo, urg Greek root that means work