Allergen - (al-ler-gen)
Any substance that can cause an allergy Allergic - (al-ler-gic )
Caused by an allergy Allergy - (al-ler-gy )
Hypersensitivity reaction Dander - (dan-der)
Small scales from animal skin/hair or bird feathers Histamine - (his-ta-mine)
A chemical present in cells throughout the body that is released during an allergic reaction. Histamine dilates blood vessels and makes the vessel walls abnormally permeable. Its release causes itching, sneezing, increased mucous production, and nasal congestion, skin rashes, besides a host of other symptoms. Immunity - (im-mu-ni-ty )
The body system, made up of many organs and cells, which defends the body against infection, disease and foreign substances. Intradermal - (in-tra-der-mal )
Relating to areas in between the layers of the skin Mold - (Mold)
Fungus that grows on damp, decaying organic matter Rhinitis - (rhi-ni-tis)
An inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the nose Susceptibility - (sus-cep-ti-bil-i-ty)
The state of being susceptible, vulnerable
Allergic Rhinitis