TITLE

tachyphylaxis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2138
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "tachyphylaxis" is presented. It refers to the rapid immunization to a toxic dose of a substance by previously injecting tiny doses of the same substance. It also refers to diminishing responsiveness to a drug after routine usage.
ACCESSION #
21247831

 

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