anaphylactic antibody n.
See cytotropic antibody.
exaggerated allergic reaction to a foreign protein resulting from previous exposure to it. Historical Examples The histone was so toxic that its anaphylactic properties could not be studied. The Organism as a Whole Jacques Loeb Idiosyncrasy to cow’s milk which is observed sometimes in infants is an anaphylactic phenomenon. Food Poisoning Edwin Oakes Jordan The […]
- Anaphylactic shock
Pathology. a severe and sometimes fatal allergic reaction to a foreign substance, especially a protein, as serum or bee venom, to which an individual has become sensitized, often involving rapid swelling, acute respiratory distress, and collapse of circulation. noun a severe, sometimes fatal, reaction to a substance to which a person has an extreme sensitivity, […]
exaggerated allergic reaction to a foreign protein resulting from previous exposure to it. Historical Examples What if gout should prove to be a sensitization or anaphylaxis to uric acid that does not exist in the non-gouty? The Treatment of Hay Fever George Frederick Laidlaw Foreign protein sensitization or anaphylaxis was the basis of Dr. Rutledge’s […]
anaphylactogen anaphylactogen an·a·phy·lac·to·gen (ān’ə-fə-lāk’tə-jən) n. A substance capable of producing anaphylaxis in an individual. an’a·phy·lac’to·gen’ic (-jěn’ĭk) adj.