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glossary:anaphylactoid_reaction

A nonallergic reaction resembling anaphylaxis and depending on the toxicity of the inductant.

See also: anaphylactic reaction

Pertaining to anaphylaxis. A serious, often life-threatening allergic reaction that is characterised by low blood pressure, shock (poor tissue perfusion) and difficulty breathing. In severe cases, this can include potentially deadly anaphylactic shock.

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