serum shock

n.

Anaphylactic or anaphylactoid shock caused by the injection of antitoxic or other foreign serum into a sensitized individual.

Nearby words

  1. serum globulin,
  2. serum hepatitis,
  3. serum nephritis,
  4. serum prothrombin conversion accelerator,
  5. serum reaction,
  6. serum sickness,
  7. serum therapy,
  8. serum-fast,
  9. serumal,
  10. serv.


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