Arthus' reaction

[ ahr-too-siz ]

  1. a severe, local immune reaction to the injection of an antigen in a sensitized host.

Origin of Arthus' reaction

After Nicolas-Maurice Arthus (1862–1945), French physiologist, who discovered it in 1903
  • Also called Arthus' phenomenon.

Words Nearby Arthus' reaction Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023