Schultz-Dale reaction

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Schultz-Dale reaction

[′shu̇lts ′dāl rē‚ak·shən]
(immunology)
A method for demonstrating anaphylactic hypersensitivity outside the body by suspending an excised intestinal loop or uterine strip from a sensitized animal in an oxygenated, physiological salt solution; addition of the proper allergen causes contraction of the smooth muscle.