anaphylactoid
Resembling anaphylaxis. SYN: pseudoanaphylactic. [anaphylaxis + G. eidos, resemblance]

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ana·phy·lac·toid -'lak-.tȯid adj resembling anaphylaxis or anaphylactic shock

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ana·phy·lac·toid (an″ə-fə-lakґtoid) resembling anaphylaxis.

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  • anaphylactoid — adjective see anaphylactic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anaphylactoid — See anaphylactic. * * * …   Universalium

  • anaphylactoid — adjective Of, pertaining to, or resembling anaphylaxis …   Wiktionary

  • anaphylactoid — an·a·phy·lac·toid …   English syllables

  • anaphylactoid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ˌtȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary anaphylactic + oid : resembling anaphylaxis * * * anaphylacˈtic or anaphylacˈtoid adjective Having a resemblance to anaphylaxis • • • Main Entry: ↑anaphylaxis …   Useful english dictionary

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