tachy·phy·lac·tic -fi-'lak-tik adj of or relating to tachyphylaxis

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  • tachyphylactic — tachy·phy·lac·tic …   English syllables

  • tachyphylactic — |takə̇fə̇|laktik adjective Etymology: from New Latin tachyphylaxis, after such pairs as New Latin prophylaxis : English prophylactic : of or relating to tachyphylaxis …   Useful english dictionary

  • tachyphylaxis — tachyphylactic /tak euh fi lak tik/, adj. /tak euh fi lak sis/, n. 1. Med. 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… …   Universalium

  • Tachyphylaxis — is a medical term describing a rapidly decreasing response to a drug following administration of the initial doses.ExamplesExamples of tachyphylaxes are the following:*Nitroglycerine demonstrates tachyphylaxis, requiring drug free intervals when… …   Wikipedia

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