SYN: antigenic.

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al·ler·gen·ic .al-ər-'jen-ik adj having the capacity to induce allergy <\allergenic plants>
al·ler·ge·nic·i·ty -jə-'nis-ət-ē n, pl -ties

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al·ler·gen·ic (al″ər-jenґik) acting as an allergen; inducing allergy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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