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
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

local reaction

A reaction occurring at the point of stimulation or injection of foreign substances.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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Apart from the local media reports, there is a flow of local reaction in the social media.
[9,10] Other clinical features like evidence of neurological deficits, significant initial local reaction crossing one major joint, or progressive local reaction post-admission were considered indications for anti-snake venom apart from obvious bleeding manifestations and evidences of snake bite related complications.
This is called a local reaction. Local reactions normally respond well to a cold compress, which helps relieve the itch and oral antihistamines to relieve other symptoms.
The most frequently reported local reaction was injection-site pain, while the most common systemic reactions were fatigue, headache, and malaise.
While the book is useful as an examination of the roots of the federal, state, and local reaction to Sandy, it could almost stand alone as a quick socioeconomic history of the entire state of New Jersey.
Let your doctor know if you have a large local reaction after a wasp sting.
This beautifully illustrated book, describes local reaction to the outbreak of war; charts the experience of individuals who enlisted; the changing face of industry; the work of the many hospitals in the area; the effect of the conflict on local children; the woman who defied convention to play a vital role on the home front; and concludes with a chapter dedicated to how the town and its people coped with the transition to life in peacetime once more.
Beautifully illustrated, it describes local reaction to the outbreak of war; charts the experience of individuals who enlisted; the changing face of industry; the effect of the conflict on local children; the women who defied convention to play a vital role on the home front; and concludes with a chapter dedicated to how the city and its people coped with the transition to life in peacetime once more.
There was no difference in maternal adverse reactions such as fever, allergic reaction, or local reaction among the three groups.
A local reaction at or near injection site: case definition and guidelines for collection, analysis, and presentation of immunization safety data.
But Corby must run the gauntlet of sizeable media anger and an angry local reaction, including a call for the death penalty, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.

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