anaphylaxis anaphylaxis  /ˌæ nə fə ˈlæk sɪs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance

Usage(s):

  1. In a process called anaphylaxis, the body overreacts to the point that its airways clamp down, which can lead in some cases to suffocation.
  2. In a process called anaphylaxis, the body overreacts to the point that its airways clamp down, which can lead in some cases to suffocation.
  3. He felt no serious effects at the time, but in his body there occurred an obscure, powerful response called anaphylaxis.

News

  • Advice on how you can appropriately respond to allergies

    Allergies can be tough to deal with. Many people who are at risk for anaphylaxis are not ready to appropriately respond when it happens. It’s important to have a plan in place and be prepared. Family expert and TV star …
    on June 18, 2013     Source: FOX 43 Harrisburg

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Quotes

  1. "Some stats. I'm 5'11, I dropped out of law school. I have extensive food allergies, seafood, poultry, nuts. It's pretty serious, anaphylaxis, it could kill me, but I'm still pretty tough despite that," Martin, 35, says. "If I avoid those...
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Demetri Martin Source: Film.com

  2. "FSANZ consumer research shows that people have better knowledge about food allergens and how to manage them if they are a member of a group like Anaphylaxis Australia. If you, or a family member, have a food allergy I strongly urge you to join an...
    on May 11, 2007 By: Brett Mason Source: SpiritIndia

  3. "There are almost 250,000 children in Western Australia's state schools - so 2 per cent amounts to about 5000 kids who are at risk," Mr McGinty said. "Anaphylaxis can be fatal so it is vital that school and childcare staff have the necessary...
    on Feb 16, 2006 By: Jim McGinty Source: NEWS.com.au

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