designating or of any of various allergic conditions, including a type of dermatitis and a type of asthma, that are thought to be inherited
Origin of atopic; from atopy, a certain type of allergy ; from Classical Greek atopia, strangeness ; from atopos, uncommon ; from a-, a- (sense ) + topos, a place
Of, relating to, or caused by a hereditary predisposition to developing allergic reactions, such as hay fever, asthma, or urticaria, after exposure to specific antigens such as pollen, food, and insect venoms.
Origin of atopicFrom Greek atopia, unusualness, from atopos, out of the way : a-, not; see a–1 + topos, place.
From Ancient Greek ἀτοπία (atopia), from ἄτοπος (atopos), from α- (a-) + τόπος (topos, “place”).