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passive anaphylaxis

 

Definition: an obsolete term referring to a reaction resulting from inoculation of antigen in an animal previously inoculated intravenously with specific antiserum from another animal, a latent period being required between the two inoculations.

Synonym(s): antiserum anaphylaxis

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