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hypoallergenic

[hahy-poh-al-er-jen-ik] /ˌhaɪ poʊˌæl ərˈdʒɛn ɪk/
adjective
1.
designed to reduce or minimize the possibility of an allergic response, as by containing relatively few or no potentially irritating substances:
hypoallergenic cosmetics.
Also, hypo-allergenic.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; hypo- + allergenic
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British Dictionary definitions for hypo allergenic

hypoallergenic

/ˈhaɪpəʊˌæləˈdʒɛnɪk/
adjective
1.
(of cosmetics, earrings, etc) not likely to cause an allergic reaction
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Word Origin and History for hypo allergenic

hypoallergenic

1950, from hypo- + allergen + -ic.

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hypo allergenic in Medicine

hypoallergenic hy·po·al·ler·gen·ic (hī'pō-āl'ər-jěn'ĭk)
adj.
Having a decreased tendency to provoke an allergic reaction.

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