Synonyms and Antonyms for anaphylactic-shock

1. anaphylactic shock (n.)

a severe and rapid and sometimes fatal hypersensitivity reaction to a substance (especially a vaccine or penicillin or shellfish or insect venom) to which the organism has become sensitized by previous exposure


2. shock (n.)

the feeling of distress and disbelief that you have when something bad happens accidentally

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3. shock (v.)

surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off

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4. shock (v.)

strike with disgust or revulsion

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5. shock (n.)

the violent interaction of individuals or groups entering into combat

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6. shock (n.)

a reflex response to the passage of electric current through the body

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7. shock (n.)

an unpleasant or disappointing surprise

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8. shock (n.)

an instance of agitation of the earth's crust

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9. shock (n.)

(pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor

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10. shock (n.)

a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field

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