Food hypersensitivity/Definition

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A definition or brief description of Food hypersensitivity.
A form of immediate hypersensitivity that is "Gastrointestinal disturbances, skin eruptions, or shock due to allergic reactions to allergens in food."[1]


  1. This definition is at least in part based on: Anonymous (2015), Food hypersensitivity (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.