anaphylactoid shock

n.

A reaction similar to anaphylactic shock but not requiring the incubation period characteristic of induced sensitivity and unrelated to antibody-antigen reactions.

Nearby words

  1. anaphylactic shock,
  2. anaphylactogen,
  3. anaphylactogenesis,
  4. anaphylactoid,
  5. anaphylactoid purpura,
  6. anaphylatoxin,
  7. anaphylaxis,
  8. anaplasia,
  9. anaplasmosis,
  10. anaplastic


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