cataphylaxis


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cataphylaxis

 [kat″ah-fĭ-lak´sis]
movement of leukocytes and antibodies to the site of an infection. adj., adj cataphylac´tic.

cataphylaxis

/cata·phy·lax·is/ (-fĭ-lak´sis) breaking down of the body's natural defense to infection.cataphylac´tic

cataphylaxis

[kat′əfəlak′sis]
Etymology: Gk, kata + phylax, guard
1 the migration of leukocytes and antibodies to the site of an infection.
2 the deterioration of the natural defense system of the body. cataphylactic, adj.

cataphylaxis

movement of leukocytes and antibodies to the site of an infection.