antiendotoxin

noun
an·​ti·​en·​do·​tox·​in | \ -ˌen-dō-ˈtäk-sən How to pronounce antiendotoxin (audio) \

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 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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“Antiendotoxin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antiendotoxin. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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