Anaphylaxis is serious business. In fact, it can even be life-threatening. That's why you should know the language surrounding this severe allergic reaction. Don't know what "tongue test," "biphasic anaphylaxis," or "epi hangover" mean? Don't worry — there's help.

Discover the terms people use to describe anaphylaxis, including medical terminology and household lingo. Hover over the words below to get a full description of what each one means.