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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.
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an•a•phy•lac•tic(ˌæn ə fəˈlæk tɪk)
pertaining to, affected by, or causing anaphylaxis: anaphylactic shock.
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|Adj.||1.||anaphylactic - related to the hypersensitivity known as anaphylaxis; "anaphylactic shock"|
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adj (Med) → anaphylaktisch; anaphylactic shock → anaphylaktischer Schock
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a. anafiláctico-a, rel. a la anafilaxis.
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