Antivenin meaning

ăntē-vĕnĭn, ăntī-
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An antitoxin active against the venom of a snake, spider, or other venomous animal or insect.
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An animal serum containing antivenins. It is used in medicine to treat poisoning caused by animal or insect venom.
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An antitoxin for venom, as of snakes, produced in animals by gradually increased injections of the specific venom.
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A serum, taken from these animals, containing this antitoxin, used for emergencies.
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An antitoxin active against the venom of a snake, spider, or other venomous animal or insect.
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An animal serum containing antivenins. It is used in medicine to treat poisoning caused by animal or insect venom.
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An antitoxin active against the venom of a snake, spider, or other venomous animal or insect.
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An animal serum containing antivenins, used in medicine to treat poisoning caused by animal or insect venom.
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An antitoxin for treating bites from venomous animals as such as snakes and spiders.
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A serum containing antivenins.
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Origin of antivenin

  • anti– ven(om) –in

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • anti- +‎ venin

    From Wiktionary