Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Allergy

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_109-2

Name

Greek: allos = different; eirgein = blocking.

This term describes the reaction of a body against compounds of different origin stimulating the immune system even until shock.

Keywords

Immune System 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany