TITLE

SRS, SRS-A

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2059
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Definitions of the abbreviations "SRS" and "SRS-A" are presented. SRS refers to slow-reacting substance. SRS-A refers to slow-reacting substance of anaphylaxis.
ACCESSION #
21246532

 

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