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1Not having an allergy to something:‘get a non-allergic person to do this job’
- ‘They further use these unproven methods to diagnose ‘allergies’ as causes of non-allergic diseases such as arthritis, colitis, and migraine headaches.’
- ‘It may involve allergic or non-allergic reactions.’
- ‘Airway remodeling is a feature of chronic asthma, but may also differ, as in adults in children with allergic and non-allergic asthma.’
- 1.1 Not caused by an allergy:‘non-allergic asthma’
- 1.2 Not causing an allergic reaction:‘select non-allergic, washable bedding materials’
- ‘However, some people tend to suffer allergic effects when not wearing the real thing, but do not attempt to substitute fake jewellery by non-allergic coloured plastic fare.’
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