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anaphylaxis

noun ana·phy·lax·is \-ˈlak-səs\
plural ana·phy·lax·es\-ˌsēz\

Definition of ANAPHYLAXIS

1
:  hypersensitivity (as to foreign proteins or drugs) resulting from sensitization following prior contact with the causative agent

Origin of ANAPHYLAXIS

New Latin, from ana- + prophylaxis
First Known Use: 1907
Medical Dictionary

anaphylaxis

noun ana·phy·lax·is \ˌan-ə-fə-ˈlak-səs\
plural ana·phy·lax·es \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ANAPHYLAXIS

1
:  hypersensitivity (as to foreign proteins or drugs) resulting from sensitization following prior contact with the causative agent

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