arthus' re action

Arthus' reaction

noun Immunology.
a severe, local immune reaction to the injection of an antigen in a sensitized host.
Also called Arthus' phenomenon.

after Nicolas-Maurice Arthus (1862–1945), French physiologist, who discovered it in 1903 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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