Definition of nonallergic in English:

nonallergic

adjective

  • 1Not having an allergy.

    ‘get a nonallergic person to do this job’
    • ‘If you're allergic, either wear a dust mask or get a nonallergic person to do this job.’
    • ‘Penicillin or amoxicillin-clavulanate potassium is recommended for use in nonallergic patients with dog bites.’
    • ‘It should be noted that we did not study the toxin-induced changes in nonallergic sheep.’
    • ‘To determine if the response to inhaled toxin was limited to allergic sheep, we studied its effect in four nonallergic sheep.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Thirteen subjects with allergic asthma and six normal nonallergic subjects were enrolled in this study from November 2002 until January 2004.’
    • ‘Children in Finland who occupied a mold-contaminated school building suffered from asthma and/or allergy and had higher antibodies than nonallergic children.’
    • ‘As was seen in the allergic animals, the substance caused a concentration-dependent bronchial constriction in these nonallergic sheep.’
    • ‘Thirteen allergic subjects with asthma and six nonallergic normal subjects were recruited for the study.’
    • ‘For bed endotoxin, allergic subjects were more likely than nonallergic subjects to wheeze with higher endotoxin concentration.’
    • ‘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.’
    1. 1.1 Not caused by an allergy.
      ‘nonallergic skin rashes’
      • ‘Irritant contact dermatitis is a nonallergic reaction resulting from sensitivity to soap, hand cream, powder, disinfectants, and temperature and pH extremes.’
      • ‘Baseline lung function tests, measurement of nonallergic bronchial hyperresponsiveness, and measurement of airway inflammation will be performed.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘We agree that the role of host susceptibility in nonallergic asthma syndromes is a necessary area for future research.’
      • ‘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 way to truly distinguish between allergic and nonallergic rhinitis is through allergy testing.’
      • ‘Irritant contact dermatitis is a nonallergic reaction that usually results from friction, occlusion, or maceration that may occur while wearing gloves.’
      • ‘The airway response to organic dust inhalation appears to be primarily mediated by nonallergic inflammatory mechanisms.’
      • ‘People with a predisposition to develop atopic eczema are particularly sensitive to skin-irritating chemicals and easily develop nonallergic contact dermatitis.’
      • ‘Patients with the most common type of nonallergic rhinitis, vasomotor rhinitis, can have symptoms similar to those in the allergic group.’
      • ‘Distinct sets of molecular mechanisms may be implicated in allergic, infectious, and nonallergic disorders.’
      • ‘Several recent studies have suggested that the role of endotoxin in asthma may differ for those with allergic asthma and those with nonallergic asthma.’
      • ‘Outcome assessment should include lung function, measurement of nonallergic bronchial hyperresponsiveness, and quality of life.’
      • ‘This might reflect the fact that the pathogenesis of chronic allergic rhinosinusitis might differ from that of nonallergic chronic rhinosinusitis.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Oral antihistamines typically aren't effective for nonallergic rhinitis.’
      • ‘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.’
      • ‘Sometimes what you think may be an allergic reaction is instead a nonallergic side effect of the drug you're taking.’
      • ‘In most cases though, asthma results from a combination of allergic and nonallergic responses.’
      • ‘The only available orally active decongestant, pseudoephedrine, was not identified in any trial concerning management of nonallergic rhinitis.’
    2. 1.2 Not causing an allergic reaction.
      ‘select nonallergic, washable bedding materials’

Pronunciation:

nonallergic

/ˌnänəˈlərjik/