Shwartzman reaction (phenomenon)

Shwartz·man reaction (phenomenon) (shwahrtsґmən) [Gregory Shwartzman, Russian bacteriologist in the United States, 1896–1965] see under reaction.

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  • Shwartzman reaction — Shwartz·man reaction shwȯrts mən , shwärts n either of two reactions resulting from administration of endotoxin to experimental animals and esp. rabbits: a) a generalized reaction following two intravenous injections of endotoxin given 24 hours… …   Medical dictionary

  • Réaction de Shwartzman — Classification et ressources externes DiseasesDB 31433 MeSH D012790 la réaction de Shwartzman, également connue sous le nom de Phénomène de Shwartzman, est une réaction (choc allergique ou endotoxique) rare d un org …   Wikipédia en Français

  • phenomenon — 1. A symptom; an occurrence of any sort, whether ordinary or extraordinary, in relation to a disease. 2. Any unusual fact or occurrence. [G. phainomenon, fr. phaino, to cause to appear] adhesion p. a p. manifested by the adherence of antigen… …   Medical dictionary

  • Shwartzman phenomenon — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 31433 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D012790 Shwartzman phenomenon, also known as Shwartzman reaction, is a rare reaction of a body to… …   Wikipedia

  • reaction — 1. The response of a muscle or other living tissue or organism to a stimulus. 2. The color change effected in litmus and certain other organic pigments by contact with substances such as acids or alkalies; also the property that such substances… …   Medical dictionary

  • Shwartzman — Gregory, Russian bacteriologist in U.S., 1896–1965. See S. phenomenon, S. reaction, generalized S. phenomenon, Sanarelli S. phenomenon …   Medical dictionary

  • Shwartzman phenomenon — see under reaction …   Medical dictionary

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