Tachyphylaxis etymology


English word tachyphylaxis comes from English tachy- (Fast.), English phylaxis ((medicine) Protection against infectious disease.)

Etymology of tachyphylaxis

Detailed word origin of tachyphylaxis

Dictionary entry Language Definition
tachy- English (en) Fast.
phylaxis English (en) (medicine) Protection against infectious disease.
tachyphylaxis English (en) (medicine) A rapidly decreasing response to a drug following administration of the initial doses.