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chemical antidote

chemical antidote in Medicine

chemical antidote n.
A substance that unites with a poison to form an innocuous chemical compound.

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  • For a chemical antidote in poisoning by carbonate of lead Dr. Taylor recommends a mixture of vinegar and sulphate of magnesia.

    Memoranda on Poisons Thomas Hawkes Tanner
  • No chemical antidote had been either known or suggested until I made my accidental discovery.

    The Gray Phantom Herman Landon
  • After the soldiers were provided with proper respirators containing a chemical antidote, they were in no danger of being "gassed."

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