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.
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It set quickly into battlefield wounds, especially those "contaminated with soil" (ACS Surgery 233; see also Urschel 648 and "'Cataphylaxis'" 195).
"'Cataphylaxis' and Gas Gangrene." JAMA 73.3 (1919): 195-96.