antitoxic

adjective
an·​ti·​tox·​ic | \ -ˈtäk-sik How to pronounce antitoxic (audio) \

Definition of antitoxic

1 : counteracting toxins
2 : being or containing antitoxins antitoxic serum

First Known Use of antitoxic

circa 1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for antitoxic

anti- + toxic entry 1

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The first known use of antitoxic was circa 1890

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antitoxic

adjective
an·​ti·​tox·​ic | \ -ˈtäk-sik How to pronounce antitoxic (audio) \

Medical Definition of antitoxic

1 : counteracting toxins antitoxic versus antibacterial immunity
2 : being or containing antitoxins antitoxic serum

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