Atopic meaning

ā-tŏp'ĭk
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.
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Designating or of any of various allergic conditions, including a type of dermatitis and a type of asthma, that are thought to be inherited.
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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.
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Of a hereditary predisposition towards developing hay fever and other allergic reactions.
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Origin of atopic

  • From Greek atopiā unusualness from atopos out of the way a- not a–1 topos place
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Ancient Greek ἀτοπία (atopia), from ἄτοπος (atopos), from α- (a-) + τόπος (topos, “place”).
    From Wiktionary