antivenin

[n] - an antitoxin that counteracts the effects of venom from the bite of a snake or insect or other animal
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Antivenin

Antivenin: Antibodies created in the blood of a horse or sheep when the animal is injected with snake venom. Antivenin acts by neutralizing snake venom that has entered the body. Also called antivenom, snake antivenin, or snake antivenom.
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Antivenin

An`ti·ve'nin noun [ Written also antivenen , antivenine .] [ Prefix anti- + Latin venenum poison.] (Physiol. Chem.) The serum of blood rendered antitoxic to a venom by repeated injections of small doses of the venom.
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antivenin

An antitoxin specific for an animal or insect venom. ... Synonym: antivenene. ... Origin: anti-+ L. Venenum, poison ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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antivenin

antivenene noun an antitoxin that counteracts the effects of venom from the bite of a snake or insect or other animal
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antivenin

(an″te-) (an″ti-ven´in) an antitoxin for neutralizing the venom of a poisonous animal, often composed of concentrated purified antibodies from the serum of an immunized animal, such as a horse.
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Antivenin

• (n.) The serum of blood rendered antitoxic to a venom by repeated injections of small doses of the venom.
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antivenin

(from the article `antitoxin`) ...Today, antitoxins are used in the treatment of botulism, diphtheria, dysentery, gas gangrene, and tetanus. If the toxin is a venom, the antitoxin ... Most types of snake-venom poisoning can be treated with the use of antivenins. Prepared by the immunization of animals (especially horses) against ... ...
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antivenin

antivenin A proteinaceous material used in the treatment of poisoning by animal venom.
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antivenin

Type: Term Pronunciation: an′tē-ven′in Definitions: 1. An antitoxin specific for an animal or insect venom. Synonyms: antivenene
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Antivenin

horse or sheep serum with cultured antibodies used to counteract venom in cases of snakebite from a venomous species.
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antivenin

an antidote to snake venom used to treat serious snake bites. Antivenin is derived from antibodies created in a horse's blood serum when the animal is injected with snake venom. Because antivenin is obtained from horses, snakebite victims sensitive to horse products must be carefully managed.
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antivenin

The medicinal treatment for envenomation
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Antivenin

horse or sheep serum with cultured antibodies used to counteract venom in cases of snakebite from a venomous species.
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Antivenin

An antitoxic serum used in the treatment of snakebites.
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antivenin

substance that prevents or reduces the effects of a venom
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