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contact

(Association), noun accord, acquaintanceship, affiliation, alliance, bond, camaraderie, close union, coalition, combination, commerce, communication, community, companionship, conjunction, connection, consociation, consortium, cooperation, dealings, exchange, federation, fellowship, interchange, intercommunion, intercourse, interrelation, intimacy, kinship, liaison, link, linkage, mutual intercourse, participation, rapport, relation, relationship, tie, transmission, union
Associated concepts: contacts theory in conflicts of law, grouping of contacts

contact

(Touching), noun abutment, abuttal, adjacency, coherence, contactus, connection, contiguity, contiguousness, contingence, convergence, impact, joining, junction, junction of bodies, juncture, meeting, nexus, taction, tangency, union

contact

(Communicate), verb call, consociate, correspond, establish connection, get through to, get to, have an exchange, have dealings with, inform, intercommunicate, make connection, meet with, notify, reach, relate, serve notice, signal

contact

(Touch), verb abut, adjoin, annex, attach, be contiguous, border, border on, bridge, butt against, cohere, collide with, come together, conjoin, connect, converge, embrace, encounter, establish connection, graze, hit, inosculate, interconnect, join, lie adjacent to, link, meet, osculate, overlap, reach, rub, strike, unite, verge upon
See also: abutment, accident, coalescence, collision, communicate, connection, convey, correspond, impinge, liaison, meeting, notify, reach
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Both allergic contact dermatitis and contact irritant dermatitis are mediated by keratinocyte-derived cytokines (Corsini and Galli 2000).
Allergic contact dermatitis resulting from sensitization to an allergen is a T-lymphocyte--mediated immune response requiring two temporally distinct exposures (induction and elicitation), whereas contact irritant dermatitis is a localized, reversible, inflammatory response induced by primary contact with a chemical or mechanical irritant (Corsini and Galli 2000).