|a scrap or morsel of food left at a meal.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
anaphylaxis an·a·phy·lax·is (ān'ə-fə-lāk'sĭs)
n. pl. an·a·phy·lax·es (-lāk'sēz)
Hypersensitivity induced by preliminary exposure to a substance and usually producing a contraction of smooth muscle and a dilation of blood vessels.
See anaphylactic shock.