Medical Definition of Allergy to cockroaches

Allergy to cockroaches: A condition that manifests as an allergic reaction when one is exposed to tiny particles from cockroaches. Asthma can be due to exposure to cockroach allergens (allergy-provoking substances). These substances are the proteins shed or excreted by the cockroaches.

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Reviewed on 12/31/2018