Definition of Tachyphylaxis

1. Noun. (medicine) A rapidly decreasing response to a drug following administration of the initial doses ¹



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Medical Definition of Tachyphylaxis

1. 1. The rapid immunisation against the effect of toxic doses of an extract or serum by previous injection of small doses. 2. The rapidly decreasing response to a drug or physiologically active agent after administration of a few doses. Origin: Gr. Phylaxis = protection (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tachyphylaxis

tachymeter
tachymeters
tachymetre
tachymetres
tachyon
tachyonic
tachyons
tachypacing
tachyphagia
tachyphasia
tachyphemia
tachyphemic
tachyphrasia
tachyphrenia
tachyphylaxes
tachyphylaxis (current term)
tachypnea
tachypnoea
tachyrhythmia
tachysterol
tachysystole
tachyzoites
tacit
tacit consent
tacitly
tacitness
tacitnesses
taciturn
taciturnities

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