absence of phylaxis or immunity. adj., adj aphylac´tic.
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Obsolete term meaning lack of protection against disease.
[G. a- priv. + phylaxis, a guarding]
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aphylaxisAn older, nonspecific term for immune paralysis or immune deficiency.
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