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anaphylaxis

a nuh fuh lak sis

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

  • In a process called anaphylaxis, the body overreacts to the point that its airways clamp down, which can lead in some cases to suffocation.
  • In a process called anaphylaxis, the body overreacts to the point that its airways clamp down, which can lead in some cases to suffocation.
  • He felt no serious effects at the time, but in his body there occurred an obscure, powerful response called anaphylaxis.
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  • Jim McGinty in NEWS.com.au
    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... Brett Mason http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brett_Mason&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF5djlmChTrl7QbL8YDVr9WjD_jzw SpiritIndia http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.spiritindia.com/health-care-news-articles-9344.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGhdVR6ry52_XlqWHxucTcFiCB62w May 11, 2007 3617 5272 anaphylaxis 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...

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