Relating to anaphylaxis; manifesting extremely great sensitivity to foreign protein or other material.

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ana·phy·lac·tic .an-ə-fə-'lak-tik adj of, relating to, affected by, or causing anaphylaxis or anaphylactic shock
ana·phy·lac·ti·cal·ly -ti-k(ə-)lē adv

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  • anaphylactic — n. of or pertaining to anaphylaxis; caused by anaphylaxis. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anaphylactic — (adj.) 1905, with IC (Cf. ic) + medical Latin noun anaphylaxis exaggerated susceptibility, from Fr. anaphylaxie (1902), from Gk. ana (see ANA (Cf. ana )) + phylaxis watching, guarding (Cf. PROPHYLACTIC (Cf. prophylactic)). Ana …   Etymology dictionary

  • anaphylactic — adjective Date: 1907 of, relating to, affected by, or causing anaphylaxis or anaphylactic shock • anaphylactically adverb • anaphylactoid adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anaphylactic — adj. Anaphylactic is used with these nouns: ↑shock …   Collocations dictionary

  • anaphylactic — an•a•phy•lac•tic [[t]ˌæn ə fəˈlæk tɪk[/t]] adj. med pertaining to, affected by, or causing anaphylaxis: anaphylactic shock[/ex] • Etymology: 1905–10; ana + (pro) phylactic an a•phy•lac′ti•cal•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • anaphylactic — adjective related to the hypersensitivity known as anaphylaxis anaphylactic shock • Pertains to noun: ↑anaphylaxis • Derivationally related forms: ↑anaphylaxis …   Useful english dictionary

  • anaphylactic — See anaphylaxis. * * * …   Universalium

  • anaphylactic — adjective Pertaining to anaphylaxis …   Wiktionary

  • anaphylactic — Synonyms and related words: allergic, delicate, empathetic, empathic, goosy, hyperesthetic, hyperpathic, hypersensitive, irritable, itchy, nervous, overrefined, oversensible, oversensitive, overtender, passible, prickly, refined, responsive,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • anaphylactic — adj. hypersensitive due to earlier exposure to causative agent …   English contemporary dictionary

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