Complete Definition of "anaphylaxis"

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en-noun|anaphylaxes

  1. Extreme sensitivity to a substance such as a foreign protein or drug.
  2. A severe and rapid systemic allergic reaction to an allergen, causing a constriction of the trachea, preventing breathing; anaphylactic shock.

Derived terms
anaphylactic
anaphylactically
anaphylactoid

pl:anaphylaxis
vi:anaphylaxis

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