Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

antitoxic

[an-ti-tok-sik, an-tee-] /ˌæn tɪˈtɒk sɪk, ˌæn ti-/
adjective
1.
counteracting toxic influences.
2.
of or serving as an antitoxin.
Origin of antitoxic
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; anti- + toxic
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for antitoxic
Historical Examples
Word Origin and History for antitoxic

1860 (n.); 1862 (adj.), from anti- + toxic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
antitoxic in Medicine

antitoxic an·ti·tox·ic (ān'tē-tŏk'sĭk)
adj.

  1. Neutralizing the action of a toxin or poison.

  2. Of, relating to, or containing an antitoxin.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for antitoxic

Word Value for antitoxic

0
20
Scrabble Words With Friends