Medical Dictionary

antiendotoxin

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

Medical Definition of antiendotoxin

  1. :  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 edition, 2005 To date, treatments with antiendotoxin agents … have not been effective in saving lives in either traumatic or septic shock.—Robert M. Hardaway, Military Medicine, April 2006


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