Tachyphylactic



[tak-uh-fi-lak-sis] /ˌtæk ə fɪˈlæk sɪs/
noun
1.
Medicine/Medical. immediate, temporary immunization against the effects of injection of a toxic extract owing to previous small injections of the same extract.
2.
a decreased response to a medicine given over a period of time so that larger doses are required to produce the same response.
tachyphylaxis
/ˌtækɪfɪˈlæksɪs/
noun
1.
very rapid development of tolerance or immunity to the effects of a drug

tachyphylaxis tach·y·phy·lax·is (tāk’ə-fĭ-lāk’sĭs)
n.

Rapid desensitization to a pharmacologically or physiologically active substance produced by inoculation with a series of small doses.

A rapidly decreasing response to a drug following its initial administration.

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