envenomation

noun en·ven·om·ation \ in-ˌve-nə-ˈmā-shən , en- \

Definition of envenomation

: an act or instance of poisoning by venom (as of a snake or spider)

envenomate

play \in-ˈve-nə-ˌmāt\ transitive verb

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1923

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envenomation

noun en·ven·om·ation \ in-ˌven-ə-ˈmā-shən \

medical Definition of envenomation

: an act or instance of impregnating with a venom (as of a snake or spider); also : envenomization

envenomate

play \-ˈven-ə-ˌmāt\ transitive verb envenomated; envenomating

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