Sentence Examples

  • Ricin, abrin, &c.
  • - These are substances which antagonize the toxins formed in the body by pathogenic organisms, the toxins of snake venom and other animal poisons, and vegetable toxins such as abrin, ricin, &c. A healthy person can be rendered insusceptible by gradually accustoming him to increasing doses of these poisons, and this immunity is due to antitoxins which are found in the blood-serum and which are products of the blood cells.
  • How you could be exposed to ricin It would take a deliberate act to make ricin and use it to poison people.
  • Removing your clothing: Quickly take off clothing that may have ricin on it.
  • Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist announced progress in decontamination efforts at the Dirksen Senate office building, where the toxin ricin was found Monday.

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