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antivenin

[ an-tee-ven-in, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˈvɛn ɪn, ˌæn taɪ- /
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noun
a variant of antivenom.
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British Dictionary definitions for antivenin

antivenin

antivenene (ˌæntɪvɪˈniːn)

/ (ˌæntɪˈvɛnɪn) /

noun
an antitoxin that counteracts a specific venom, esp snake venom

Word Origin for antivenin

C19: from anti- + ven (om) + -in
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Medical definitions for antivenin

antivenin
[ ăn′tē-vĕnĭn, ăn′tī- ]

n.
An antitoxin active against venom.
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Scientific definitions for antivenin

antivenin
[ ăn′tē-vĕnĭn, ăn′tī- ]

An antitoxin active against the venom of a snake, spider, or other venomous animal or insect.
An animal serum containing antivenins, used in medicine to treat poisoning caused by animal or insect venom.
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