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Medical Term:

Arthus reaction

Pronunciation: ahr'tus


Arthus-type reaction; reaction in humans and other species that results from the same basic immunologic (allergic) mechanism that evokes, in the rabbit, the typical Arthus phenomenon.

Synonym(s): Arthus phenomenon

See Also: immune complex disease

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