envenomation

[ĕn-vĕn′ə-māshən]

n.

The injection of a poisonous material by sting, spine, bite, or other similar means.

Nearby words

  1. envelop,
  2. envelope,
  3. envelope chemise,
  4. envelopment,
  5. envenom,
  6. enver pasha,
  7. enviable,
  8. envier,
  9. envious,
  10. enviously


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