antiendotoxin

noun

an·​ti·​en·​do·​tox·​in -ˌen-dō-ˈtäk-sən How to pronounce antiendotoxin (audio)
: 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
To date, treatments with antiendotoxin agents … have not been effective in saving lives in either traumatic or septic shock.Robert M. Hardaway, Military Medicine

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“Antiendotoxin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antiendotoxin. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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