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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Antivenin  \An`ti*ve"nin\,  n.  [Written  also  {antivenen}, 
  {antivenine}.]  [Pref.  anti-  +  L.  venenum  poison.]  (Physiol. 
  Chem.) 
  The  serum  of  blood  rendered  antitoxic  to  a  venom  by  repeated 
  injections  of  small  doses  of  the  venom. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  antivenin 
  n  :  an  antitoxin  that  counteracts  the  effects  of  venom  from  the 
  bite  of  a  snake  or  insect  or  other  animal 




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