airborne allergen


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airborne allergen

Any substance light enough to be carried by air currents and capable of evoking an immune response. 
Examples Pollens, fungal spores, algae.

airborne allergen

Aeroallergen A substance that is light enough to be carried through air currents, and capable of evoking an immune response Examples Pollens, fungal spores, and algae, which make miserable the lives of those who mount an immune response thereto
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