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HIPERSENSIBLE [1 record]

Record 1 2002-09-17

English

Subject field(s)
  • Immunology
DEF

Allergic to a substance to which a normal individual does not react.

CONT

Hypersensitive to vitamin D; persons hypersensitive to egg protein.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Immunologie
CONT

[...] L'allergie n'est donc pas un manque de défense de l'organisme mais plutôt un excés de défense. On dit que l'organisme est "hypersensible". Et les maladies allergiques sont souvent appelées en médecine "pathologies d'hypersensibilité".

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Inmunología
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