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Definition of Allergin
1. allergen [n -S] - See also: allergen
Medical Definition of Allergin
1. A seldom used term denoting the reactive substance in the passive transference of anaphylaxis. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Allergin
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Veterinary Bacteriology: A Treatise on the Bacteria, Yeasts, Molds, and by Robert Earle Buchanan (1911)
"This allergin is specific, that is, an animal sensitized to egg-white will ... How this allergin is formed is uncertain. Probably the primary injection of ..."
2. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"... the corresponding antigen (or allergin) calls forth a specific reaction, probably due to union of the allergin with certain specific antibodies ..."
3. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1917)
"... or allergin. Though Doerr and Russ 32 have undertaken to measure quantitatively the amount of this antibody in a given specimen of serum, ..."
4. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"... recently have shown that the gallbladder itself may contract powerfully in response to the stimulus of an allergin. This further complicates the problem ..."