antivenin antivenin

Definition(s):

  • (n) an antitoxin that counteracts the effects of venom from the bite of a snake or insect or other animal

Usage(s):

  1. The only effective drug is antivenin, which must be used with care.
  2. I feel confident that antivenin suitable for the treatment of human cases will be developed and will prove equally as effective.
  3. He has been bitten by snakes half a dozen times, recorded his numbed sensations and degrees of pain with cool scientific exactitude, and never used antivenin.

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