noun id·io·blap·sis \ˌidēōˈblapsə̇s\

Definition of idioblapsis



  1. :  a hypothetical familial allergy presumably manifested in alteration of pulse rate following the ingestion of an allergenic food

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Origin and Etymology of idioblapsis

New Latin, from idio- + Greek blapsis damage, from blaptein to damage

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to cast off or become cast off

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