hypersensitivity

hypersensitivity
An exaggerated response by the immune system to a drug or other substance.

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  • hypersensitivity — hypersensitivity. См. гиперчувствительность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Hypersensitivity — NOTOC Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 28827 ICD10 = ICD10|T|78|4|t|66 ICD9 = ICD9|995.3 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D006967 Hypersensitivity (also called hypersensitivity reaction)… …   Wikipedia

  • hypersensitivity — In immunology, a state of excessive and potentially damaging immune responsiveness as a result of previous exposure to antigen. If the hypersensitivity is of the immediate type (antibody mediated), then the response occurs in minutes; in delayed… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • hypersensitivity — Abnormal sensitivity, a condition in which there is an exaggerated response by the body to the stimulus of a foreign agent. See allergy. contact h. 1. SYN: contact dermatitis. 2. SYN: delayed reaction. delayed h. 1 …   Medical dictionary

  • hypersensitivity — See hypersensitiveness. * * *       acquired bodily state in which the reaction to a stimulus (e.g., a substance causing allergy or a physical agent such as light) is unusually prompt or excessive. The term hypersensitivity is often used as a… …   Universalium

  • hypersensitivity — superjautrumas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Labai greitas augalo ląstelių su patekusiu virusu arba grybų hifais žuvimas, dėl kurio patogenas izoliuojamas ir negali toliau augale plisti. atitikmenys: angl. hypersensitivity rus.… …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • hypersensitivity — noun 1. pathological sensitivity • Derivationally related forms: ↑hypersensitive • Hypernyms: ↑sensitivity, ↑predisposition • Hyponyms: ↑cryesthesia, ↑cryaesthesia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hypersensitivity pneumonitis — Classification and external resources Micrograph of hypersensitivity pneumonitis. Lung biopsy. Trichrome stain …   Wikipedia

  • Hypersensitivity vasculitis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 7423 ICD10 = ICD10|M|31|0|m|30 ICD9 = ICD9|446.2 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2930 MeshID = D018366 Hypersensitivity vasculitis (or hypersensitivity… …   Wikipedia

  • hypersensitivity vasculitis — 1. a group of systemic necrotizing vasculitides thought to represent hypersensitivity to an antigenic stimulus, such as a drug, infectious agent, or exogenous or endogenous protein; all disorders in this group involve the small vessels. Types… …   Medical dictionary

  • hypersensitivity myocarditis — myocarditis due to allergic reactions caused by hypersensitivity to various agents, particularly sulfonamides, penicillins, and methyldopa. It is characterized by interstitial infiltration, principally perivascular, by lymphocytes, plasma cells,… …   Medical dictionary

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