tachyphylaxis etymology

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

Detailed word origin of tachyphylaxis

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

Words with the same origin as tachyphylaxis

Descendants of tachy-
hydrotachymeter phototachymeter tachocline tachometer tachyarrhythmia tachygraph tachylalia tachymeter tachymetry tachyon tachyonic tachypace tachypacing tachyphagia tachyphylactic tachypnea tachypnoea tachyscope tachysystole tachytely tachyzoite