verb (used with object)
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Origin of venom
synonym study for venom
OTHER WORDS FROM venomven·om·less, adjectiveoutvenom, verb (used with object)un·ven·omed, adjective
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The tissue maxim is especially true for bites from vipers and other snakes with venoms that target the blood and soft tissues and thus tend to cause more physical damage.
The longer it takes to stop a snake’s venom from moving through the victim’s body, the more damage occurs.
Destruction begins from the moment of a bite, and the cocktail of proteins and other molecules in the venom will continue to ravage until the immune system produces enough antibodies to remove or destroy those toxins.
He’s a retired entomologist in Cincinnati, Ohio, with an interest in hornets and venoms.
The team also performed preliminary biochemical tests on the fluid in the newfound glands, and discovered that it contains phospholipase A2 enzymes, a large group of fat-chopping proteins that are frequent components in animal venoms.Bizarre caecilians may be the only amphibians with venomous bites|Christie Wilcox|July 3, 2020|Science News
It talks about her agoraphobia and her diabetes, as well as her recent court testimony, all without judgment or venom.
"Most of the venom that is spewed at us comes from our own people, which I think says a lot," says Paddy.Riding Along With a Towson University Student’s ‘White Patrol’|Caitlin Dickson|April 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But just wait until Rush Limbaugh bloviates his venom on Thursday.Robert Shrum: Obama Had Everything On the Line and Delivered, While Romney Sputtered|Robert Shrum|October 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Time and time again we watch them freely addressing public rallies, spewing hate and venom without any action being taken.After Malala Yousafzai Shooting, Can Shock Therapy Free Pakistan?|Farahnaz Ispahani|October 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Some bugs, like ants or yellow jackets, do carry small amounts of venom and should be avoided.Forget the Starbucks Backlash—We Should Be Eating More Bugs|Daniel Stone|April 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It may also depend upon the physical condition of the victim at the time the venom enters into the system.
He filled her breast with the poison of asps, her eyes with the venom of the adder that lures to destruction.
Her words stung with venom, and her eyes traveled back swiftly to Trent.Caravans By Night|Harry Hervey
Perhaps we were wrong to spare it, for I fear it was full of venom.The Wanderings of a Spiritualist|Arthur Conan Doyle
It has more violence than venom, and also much more violence than strength.