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antitoxin


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Antitoxin  \An`ti*tox"in\,  Antitoxine  \An`ti*tox"ine\,  n.  [Pref. 
  anti-  +  toxin.] 
  A  substance  (sometimes  the  product  of  a  specific 
  micro-organism  and  sometimes  naturally  present  in  the  blood 
  or  tissues  of  an  animal),  capable  of  producing  immunity  from 
  certain  diseases,  or  of  counteracting  the  poisonous  effects 
  of  pathogenic  bacteria. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  antitoxin 
  n  :  an  antibody  that  can  neutralize  a  specific  toxin 




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