cal·​ci·​phy·​lax·​is ˌkal-sə-fə-ˈlak-səs How to pronounce calciphylaxis (audio)
plural calciphylaxes -ˌsēz How to pronounce calciphylaxis (audio)
: an adaptive response that follows systemic sensitization by a calcifying factor (as a vitamin D) and a challenge (as with a metallic salt) and that involves local inflammation and sclerosis with calcium deposition
calciphylactic adjective
calciphylactically adverb

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“Calciphylaxis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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