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Medical Term:

reversed passive anaphylaxis


Definition: an obsolete term referring to an anaphylactic reaction induced in an animal injected with a specific antigen, which will bind to reactive tissue, and then, after a latent period, with serum from another animal previously sensitized to the identical antigen.

Synonym(s): reversed anaphylaxis

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