immediate allergy im·me·di·ate allergy (ĭ-mē’dē-ĭt)
Hypersensitivity that becomes evident within seconds or minutes after contact with an antigen, reaches its peak within an hour or so, then recedes.
noun 1. an annuity bought with a single premium, with payments to the annuitant to begin at the end of one payment period, as a month or a year. noun 1. an annuity that starts less than a year after its purchase Compare deferred annuity
- Immediate auscultation
immediate auscultation n. The direct application of an examiner’s ear to the surface of a patient’s body in order to listen to the internal sounds of the body.
noun, Grammar. 1. one of the usually two largest constituents of a construction: The immediate constituents of He ate his dinner are he and ate his dinner; of ate his dinner are ate and his dinner; etc. Abbreviation: IC. noun 1. a constituent of a linguistic construction at the first step in an analysis; for […]
- Immediate denture
immediate denture n. A complete or partial denture constructed for insertion immediately following the removal of natural teeth.