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Medical Term:

biophylaxis

Pronunciation: bī′ō-fī-lak′sis

Definition: Obsolete term referring to nonspecific defense reactions of the body, phagocytosis, vascular and other reactions of inflammatory processes.

[bio- + G. phylaxis, protection]

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