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Related to anaphylactic: anaphylactic shock, Anaphylactic reaction


A sudden, usually systemic allergic reaction, characterized by vasodilation resulting in decreased blood pressure, smooth muscle contraction resulting in shortness of breath, and hives, caused by hypersensitivity induced by a secondary exposure to a foreign substance, such as a drug or protein, after an initial sensitizing exposure.

an′a·phy·lac′tic (-lăk′tĭk), an′a·phy·lac′toid (-toid) adj.
an′a·phy·lac′ti·cal·ly adv.


(ˌæn ə fəˈlæk tɪk)
pertaining to, affected by, or causing anaphylaxis: anaphylactic shock.
[1905–10; ana- + (pro) phylactic]
an`a•phy•lac′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.anaphylactic - related to the hypersensitivity known as anaphylaxis; "anaphylactic shock"


adj (Med) → anaphylaktisch; anaphylactic shockanaphylaktischer Schock


a. anafiláctico-a, rel. a la anafilaxis.


adj anafiláctico
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