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Latest anaphylactic shock Stories

2010-04-20 08:21:31

Anaphylaxis is a severe allergic reaction that is life threatening because it affects the function of multiple organ systems, including the lungs and blood vessels.

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2009-01-28 10:59:55

Researchers at Heidelberg University have found a molecular mechanism for anaphylactic shock.


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mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.