antivenin

noun
an·​ti·​ven·​in | \ ˌan-tē-ˈve-nən How to pronounce antivenin (audio) , ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of antivenin

: an antitoxin to a venom also : an antiserum containing such antitoxin

First Known Use of antivenin

1895, in the meaning defined above

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antivenin

noun
an·​ti·​ven·​in | \ -ˈven-ən How to pronounce antivenin (audio) \

Medical Definition of antivenin

: an antitoxin to a venom also : an antiserum containing such an antitoxin

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