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Glossary

Glossary

The glossary aids you in understanding the specialized terms in relation to cow’s milk allergy and other food allergies. Start by typing in the search box or use the alphabetical index to find what you are looking for.

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  • Validated

    Checked or proved validity or significance of something.

  • Vitamins

    Organic compounds acting as body bioregulators. Vitamins are taken through food because our body cannot synthesize them in a quantity sufficient for its needs. Lack of vitamins can provoke various diseases.

  • Vomiting

    Nonspecific disorder characterized by forceful expulsion of stomach contents through the mouth and sometimes the nose. Vomiting can occur due to a wide variety of conditions and is often preceded by nausea and accompanied by paleness.