What does Anaphylactic shock mean?

Anaphylactic shock in AZ Dictionary

(n) a rapid, serious allergic attack described as a sharp drop in blood pressure, urticaria, and respiration difficulties that's caused by exposure to a foreign substance, such as a drug or bee venom, after an initial or sensitizing exposure. The reaction may be fatal if disaster therapy, including epinephrine treatments, isn't offered straight away. Also known as anaphylaxis.
(n) A severe and fast systemic allergic attack to an allergen, constricting the trachea and preventing respiration.
(n) a severe as a type of physiological shock, often having a fatal result, brought on by an extreme immunological response to antigens. It really is a severe kind of anaphylaxis{2}, and is characterized by smooth muscle mass contraction and capillary dilation for the body, started by antibodies associated with IgE class. Most commonly it is seen whenever an antigen that one has become hypersensitized is injected intravenously or subcutaneously. Additionally it is known as generalyzed anaphylaxis or systemic anaphylaxis, and sometimes anaphylaxis.

Anaphylactic shock in Apiculture Dictionary

Constriction of smooth muscle such as the bronchial tubes and blood vessels of a person, caused by hypersensitivity to venom and causing unexpected death unless instant medical attention is obtained. by Clementine HearstReport definition

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    • anaphylaxis
  • Hypernym for "Anaphylactic%20shock"
    • anaphylaxis
  • Variant for "Anaphylactic%20shock"
    • generalyzed anaphylaxis, systemic anaphylaxis, anaphylaxis, anaphylaxis{2}
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