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A medical specialty concerned with the hypersensitivity of the individual to foreign substances and protection from the resultant infection or disorder; may be a subspecialty of [[internal medicine]] or [[pediatrics]] <noinclude>{{DefMeSH}}</noinclude>
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In [[medicine]] medical specialty concerned with the hypersensitivity of the individual to foreign substances and protection from the resultant infection or disorder; may be a subspecialty of [[internal medicine]] or [[pediatrics]]; also includes the biological scientific study of the [[immune system]] and the development of laboratory support for immune phenomena <noinclude>{{DefMeSH}}</noinclude>

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A definition or brief description of Allergy and immunology.

In medicine medical specialty concerned with the hypersensitivity of the individual to foreign substances and protection from the resultant infection or disorder; may be a subspecialty of internal medicine or pediatrics; also includes the biological scientific study of the immune system and the development of laboratory support for immune phenomena

This definition is at least in part based on: Anonymous (2021), Allergy and immunology (English). Medical Subject Headings. U.S. National Library of Medicine.