symptomatic reaction

n.

An allergic response to a test for or a therapeutic dose of an allergen or atopen that resembles the original allergic response.

Nearby words

  1. symptom formation,
  2. symptomatic,
  3. symptomatic anthrax,
  4. symptomatic porphyria,
  5. symptomatic pruritus,
  6. symptomatize,
  7. symptomatology,
  8. symptomatolytic,
  9. symptomize,
  10. symptomless


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