atopic
adjective see atopy

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • atopic — ATÓPIC, Ă adj. (despre o leziune) care nu are un loc anume. (< fr. atopique, engl. atopic) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • atopic — 1923, from ATOPIA (Cf. atopia) + IC (Cf. ic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • atopic — [ā täp′ik, ətäp′ik] adj. designating or of any of various allergic conditions, including a type of dermatitis and a type of asthma, that are thought to be inherited …   English World dictionary

  • atopic — (ˈ)ā|täpik, (ˈ)a| , əˈ , ēk adjective Etymology: in sense 1, from a (II) + Greek topos place + English ic; in sense 2, from atopy + ic more at topic 1. of an organ of the body : not in the …   Useful english dictionary

  • atopic — /ay top ik, euh top /, adj. 1. of or pertaining to atopy. 2. ectopic. [1920 25; ATOP(Y) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • atopic — adjective Of a hereditary predisposition towards developing hay fever and other allergic reactions. See Also: atopy …   Wiktionary

  • Atopic — Prone to allergies or characterized by allergy. * * * 1. Relating to or marked by atopy. 2. Allergic. [G. atopos, out of place; strange] * * * atop·ic (a topґik) (ə topґik) [a 1 + top + ic] 1. ectopic. 2. pertaining to an atopen or to atopy …   Medical dictionary

  • atopic — adj. of an allergy, of an allergic reaction (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • atopic — [eɪ tɒpɪk] adjective denoting a form of allergy in which a hypersensitivity reaction such as eczema or asthma may occur in a part of the body not in contact with the allergen. Derivatives atopy atəpi noun Origin early 20th cent.: from Gk atopia… …   English new terms dictionary

  • atopic — atop·ic …   English syllables

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