envenomization

noun

en·​ven·​om·​i·​za·​tion in-ˌve-nə-mə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce envenomization (audio)
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Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of envenomization was in 1960

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“Envenomization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/envenomization. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

envenomization

noun
en·​ven·​om·​iza·​tion
variants also British envenomisation
: a poisoning caused by a bite or sting
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