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antiendotoxin

noun an·ti·en·do·tox·in \ -ˌen-dō-ˈtäk-sən \

medical Definition of antiendotoxin

: a substance (such as an antibody) that inhibits or counteracts the effects of a bacterial endotoxin
  • Antiendotoxin would potentially block the effects of endotoxin in patients with sepsis.
  • —Joanne L. Wright, in Thurlbeck's Pathology of the Lung, 3rd edition2005
  • To date, treatments with antiendotoxin agents … have not been effective in saving lives in either traumatic or septic shock.
  • —Robert M. HardawayMilitary MedicineApril 2006

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