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  • adj. Pertaining to anaphylaxis.

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  • n. of or pertaining to anaphylaxis; caused by anaphylaxis.

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  • adj. related to the hypersensitivity known as anaphylaxis


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  • The most violent responses are called anaphylactic reactions; even a small taste of the allergen, skin contact, or, in some cases, environmental exposure will shut down bodily functions within seconds.


  • The next stage in anaphylactic intensity is characterized by itching again, but this time more violent.

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  • They specified the reaction and clearly showed that of all the subjects, the guinea-pig appeared the most sensitive in anaphylactic terms.

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  • Allergic reactions can be mild, such as a skin rash or irritation, but can also include respiratory distress and the severe reaction known as anaphylactic shock, which can lead to a life-threatening drop in blood pressure and death.

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  • Peanuts: Peanuts and peanut products can induce a severe allergic reaction called anaphylactic shock, which can be life threatening.

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  • In some cases, a serious allergic reaction called anaphylactic shock occurs, which can involve breathing difficulties and requires immediate medical attention.

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  • Moira Austin, of the Anaphylaxis Campaign, a group which works to support people who suffer risk from life-threatening allergic reactions, also known as anaphylactic shock, suggested Cadbury was going one step too far with its new wrapper warnings.


  • But she then suffered a severe allergic reaction called anaphylactic shock and ended up in hospital.

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  • In some cases an insect bite can cause a serious allergic reaction called anaphylactic shock, for example, bee stings.


  • A severe allergic reaction, also known as anaphylactic reaction, is uncommon.



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