Definition of non-allergic in English:

non-allergic

adjective

  • 1Not having an allergy to something.

    ‘get a non-allergic person to do this job’
    • ‘If you're allergic, either wear a dust mask or get a nonallergic person to do this job.’
    • ‘For bed endotoxin, allergic subjects were more likely than nonallergic subjects to wheeze with higher endotoxin concentration.’
    • ‘Children in Finland who occupied a mold-contaminated school building suffered from asthma and/or allergy and had higher antibodies than nonallergic children.’
    • ‘They further use these unproven methods to diagnose ‘allergies’ as causes of non-allergic diseases such as arthritis, colitis, and migraine headaches.’
    • ‘When stratified by allergy status, allergic subjects with higher endotoxin exposure were no more likely to have diagnosed asthma or asthma symptoms than nonallergic subjects.’
    • ‘Thirteen subjects with allergic asthma and six normal nonallergic subjects were enrolled in this study from November 2002 until January 2004.’
    • ‘Airway remodeling is a feature of chronic asthma, but may also differ, as in adults in children with allergic and non-allergic asthma.’
    • ‘It may involve allergic or non-allergic reactions.’
    • ‘As was seen in the allergic animals, the substance caused a concentration-dependent bronchial constriction in these nonallergic sheep.’
    • ‘It should be noted that we did not study the toxin-induced changes in nonallergic sheep.’
    • ‘Penicillin or amoxicillin-clavulanate potassium is recommended for use in nonallergic patients with dog bites.’
    • ‘Therefore, in a first approach, the aim of this study was to instill suspensions collected simultaneously into two different lung segments of healthy nonallergic subjects.’
    • ‘Asthma and wheeze among nonallergic subjects were nonsignificantly related to endotoxin exposure.’
    • ‘To determine if the response to inhaled toxin was limited to allergic sheep, we studied its effect in four nonallergic sheep.’
    • ‘Thirteen allergic subjects with asthma and six nonallergic normal subjects were recruited for the study.’
    1. 1.1 Not caused by an allergy.
      ‘non-allergic asthma’
      • ‘Baseline lung function tests, measurement of nonallergic bronchial hyperresponsiveness, and measurement of airway inflammation will be performed.’
      • ‘We agree that the role of host susceptibility in nonallergic asthma syndromes is a necessary area for future research.’
      • ‘The airway response to organic dust inhalation appears to be primarily mediated by nonallergic inflammatory mechanisms.’
      • ‘The genetic and environmental elements that may be most important in the development of severe disease are poorly understood, but likely include both allergic and nonallergic elements.’
      • ‘People with a predisposition to develop atopic eczema are particularly sensitive to skin-irritating chemicals and easily develop nonallergic contact dermatitis.’
      • ‘Irritant contact dermatitis is a nonallergic reaction resulting from sensitivity to soap, hand cream, powder, disinfectants, and temperature and pH extremes.’
      • ‘This might reflect the fact that the pathogenesis of chronic allergic rhinosinusitis might differ from that of nonallergic chronic rhinosinusitis.’
      • ‘This is a study to investigate the efficacy of self-application of topical capsaicin in the treatment of symptoms of nonallergic, non-infective perennial rhinitis.’
      • ‘Distinct sets of molecular mechanisms may be implicated in allergic, infectious, and nonallergic disorders.’
      • ‘Outcome assessment should include lung function, measurement of nonallergic bronchial hyperresponsiveness, and quality of life.’
      • ‘Although no cure exists for latex allergies, nonallergic skin rashes can be treated with doctor-prescribed or over-the-counter ointments, creams, or jellies.’
      • ‘The only available orally active decongestant, pseudoephedrine, was not identified in any trial concerning management of nonallergic rhinitis.’
      • ‘Patients with the most common type of nonallergic rhinitis, vasomotor rhinitis, can have symptoms similar to those in the allergic group.’
      • ‘Sometimes what you think may be an allergic reaction is instead a nonallergic side effect of the drug you're taking.’
      • ‘The only way to truly distinguish between allergic and nonallergic rhinitis is through allergy testing.’
      • ‘The differences in the prevalence rates of nonallergic respiratory symptoms between the two cities decreased and lung function impairment improved along with improved air quality.’
      • ‘Irritant contact dermatitis is a nonallergic reaction that usually results from friction, occlusion, or maceration that may occur while wearing gloves.’
      • ‘In most cases though, asthma results from a combination of allergic and nonallergic responses.’
      • ‘Oral antihistamines typically aren't effective for nonallergic rhinitis.’
      • ‘Several recent studies have suggested that the role of endotoxin in asthma may differ for those with allergic asthma and those with nonallergic asthma.’
    2. 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.’

Pronunciation

non-allergic

/nɒnəˈləːdʒɪk/