Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
anaphylaxis

an·a·phy·lax·is

anaphylaxis

 
pronunciation:
aen f laek sihs
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: extreme allergic reaction to a substance, typically a foreign protein or drug, following a previous exposure to the same substance.
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature
derivations: anaphylactic (adj.), anaphylactically (adv.)