local reaction

fo·cal re·ac·tion

a reaction that occurs at the point of entrance of an infecting organism or of an injection, as in the Arthus phenomenon.
Synonym(s): local reaction

local reaction

Etymology: L, locus, place, re + agere, to act
a reaction to treatment that occurs at the site at which it was administered.

fo·cal re·ac·tion

(fō'kăl rē-ak'shŭn)
A reaction that occurs at the point of entrance of an infecting organism or of an injection, as in the Arthus phenomenon.
Synonym(s): local reaction.

local reaction

A reaction occurring at the point of stimulation or injection of foreign substances.
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