noun. ['ˌænəfəˈlæksɪs'] hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance.
- hypersensitivity reaction
Words that Rhyme with Anaphylaxis
Example sentences of the word anaphylaxis
1. Noun, singular or mass
Facial swelling from creatine supplements may result from anaphylaxis or because of bloating.
Consuming even tiny amounts of peanuts can produce harmful effects that include life-threatening anaphylaxis*.
3. *Noun, plural
While both bloating and anaphylaxis** may cause facial puffiness, only anaphylaxis is life-threatening.