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Pulmonary disease characterized by reversible airway obstruction, airway inflammation, and increased airway responsiveness to stimuli
asthma
Allergy which is not manifested by symptoms but which may be detected by tests
latent
Chief cause of acute or chronic atelectasis
intraluminal bronchial obstruction
A fungal metabolite used as an immunosuppressant
cyclosporine
Acute seasonal form of allergic rhinitis
hay fever
H2N1 virus
avian flu
Method of skin testing for allergies
RAST
Virus that causes AIDS
human immunodeficiency
Injections given to people with allergies
desensitization
Classification of reactions, consisting of 4 types
Gell and Coombs
World's leading cause of infant and child death
malnutrition-related deficiency
Pathologic process that results from immunologically specific interactions between antigens and humoral antibodies
hypersensitivity reaction
Adjunct prophylactic immunosuppressive measure
irradiation
Hyper-IgE syndrome
Job-Buckley
Structure of the nervous system that transmits impulses eliciting a specific response
vasoactive mediator