Antitoxin meaning

ăntē-tŏksĭn, ăntī-
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An animal or human serum containing antitoxins. It is used in medicine to prevent or treat diseases caused by the action of biological toxins, such as tetanus, botulism, and diphtheria.
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A circulating antibody formed by the body, as active immunity, to act against a specific toxin.
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A sterile solution containing an antitoxin: it is taken from the blood serum of an immunized animal or person and injected into a person to prevent a specific disease, as tetanus or diphtheria, by creating a passive immunity.
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An antibody formed in response to and capable of neutralizing a specific toxin of biological origin.
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An animal or human serum containing antitoxins. It is used in medicine to prevent or treat diseases caused by the action of biological toxins, such as tetanus, botulism, and diphtheria.
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An antibody formed in response to and capable of neutralizing a specific toxin of biological origin.
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An animal or human serum containing antitoxins, used to prevent or treat diseases caused by biological toxins, such as tetanus, botulism, and diphtheria.
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An antibody that is capable of neutralising specific toxins that are causative agents of disease.
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An antibody formed in response to and capable of neutralizing a specific toxin of biological origin.
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Origin of antitoxin

  • From anti- + toxin

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