Definition of anaphylactic in English:



  • Relating to or caused by anaphylaxis.

    ‘In addition, the authors imply that severe reactions to radiographic contrast media are anaphylactic in nature.’
    • ‘As anaphylactic shock progresses, laryngeal edema, bronchospasm, hypotension, and circulatory collapse may occur.’
    • ‘A friend, family member or medical professional called in response to a severe anaphylactic reaction also may administer the medication.’
    • ‘In addition to aggressive treatment of anaphylactic reactions, patients who are allergic should be given preventive advice and the option of venom immunotherapy.’
    • ‘However, some people can have an immediate and more widespread allergic reaction, such as an anaphylactic shock and this can be fatal.’



/ˌanəfəˈlaktik/ /ˌænəfəˈlæktɪk/