antianaphylaxis


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antianaphylaxis

 [an″te-an″ah-fĭ-lak´sis]
a condition in which the anaphylaxis reaction does not occur because of free antigens in the blood; the state of desensitization to antigens.

de·sen·si·tiz·a·tion

(dē-sen'si-ti-zā'shŭn),
1. The reduction or abolition of allergic sensitivity or reactions to the specific antigen (allergen). Synonym(s): antianaphylaxis
2. The act of removing an emotional complex.
Synonym(s): hyposensitization

antianaphylaxis

/an·ti·ana·phy·lax·is/ (-an″ah-fĭ-lak´sis) a condition in which the anaphylaxis reaction does not occur because of free antigens in the blood; the state of desensitization to antigens.

antianaphylaxis

[-an′əfilak′sis]
Etymology: Gk, anti, against, ana, back, phylaxis, protection
a procedure to prevent anaphylactic reactions by injecting a patient with small desensitizing doses of the antigen. Also called allergy immunotherapy.

de·sen·si·tiz·a·tion

(dē-sen'si-tī-zā'shŭn)
1. The reduction or abolition of allergic sensitivity or reactions to the specific antigen (allergen).
Synonym(s): antianaphylaxis, desensitisation.
2. The act of removing an emotional complex.

antianaphylaxis

a condition in which the anaphylaxis reaction does not occur because of free antigens or an excess of circulating antibodies, particularly IgG to the sensitizing antigen in the blood; the state of desensitization to antigens.