local reaction n.
See focal reaction.
Fortier says the local reaction to her campaign has been mixed.
Any local reaction at the site of inoculation and any other readily accessible lesion should be carefully investigated.
The findings were local reaction, inguinal buboes, and typical spleen.
The fluid is used by hypodermic injection, and when so administered produces both a general and local reaction.
Some bacteria, however, excite no local reaction, but enter the circulation at once.
Inflammation may be defined as the local reaction against injurious influences.