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anaphylactoid shock


Definition: a reaction that is similar to anaphylactic shock, but does not require the incubation period characteristic of induced sensitivity (anaphylaxis); it is a non-IgE mediated reaction.

Synonym(s): anaphylactoid crisis1, pseudoanaphylactic shock

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