• Allergies Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Eczema- A skin disease characterized by rough, dry inflamed skin with blisters and intense itching.
  • Sinusitis-An inflammatory condition of nasal sinuses.
  • Immune system- A body system which fights against foreign harmful substances and protect our body.
  • Lungs- pair of organ which helps in breathing by inhaling oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide
  • Mucosa- Inner lining of any organ
  • Conjunctivitis- Inflammation of conjunctiva (thin clear tissue of eye above white part of eye) of eyes
  • 'Wheal and flare' reaction- Irregular blanched area surrounded by redness
  • Bronchoconstriction- Tightening of muscles of airway leads to its constriction resulting in difficulty in breathing
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