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total allergy syndrome

Saltos de línea: total al|lergy syn|drome

Definición de total allergy syndrome en inglés:

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[mass noun]
A condition involving a wide range of symptoms thought to be caused by sensitivity to the chemical substances encountered in the modern environment. Its medical characterization is controversial.
Example sentences
  • Today some of the best known of these conditions are total allergy syndrome, chronic fatigue syndrome (the ‘Yuppie Flu’), and anorexia nervosa and bulimia.
  • Heather Brown suffers from total allergy syndrome, which leaves her open to attack from common chemicals.
  • That statistic only hints at the most extreme examples - potential victims of an illness called ‘total allergy syndrome,’ ‘20th century disease’ ‘chemical AIDS’ or most recognizably, ‘multiple chemical sensitivity’.

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