allergoid

allergoid

(al′ĕr-goyd″) [ allergy + -oid]
A chemically altered allergen used in immunotherapy to induce tolerance to an antigen. Allergoids differ from the allergens they derive from in that they produce an IgG antibody response stronger than an IgE (hypersensitivity) response.
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