antivenin

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noun an·ti·ven·in \ˌan-tē-ˈve-nən, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of antivenin

  1. :  an antitoxin to a venom; also :  an antiserum containing such antitoxin

Origin and Etymology of antivenin

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1895


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antivenin

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noun an·ti·ven·in \-ˈven-ən\

Medical Definition of antivenin

  1. :  an antitoxin to a venom; also :  an antiserum containing such an antitoxin


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