counterpoison


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Noun1.counterpoison - a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poisoncounterpoison - a remedy that stops or controls the effects of a poison
atropine - a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides
curative, cure, therapeutic, remedy - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
obidoxime chloride - a chloride used as an antidote for nerve gases such as sarin or VX
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counterpoison

n. antídoto, contraveneno.
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However, many writers have credited its root to the Arabian word "bezehr" or to the Persian word "padzehr," both of them meaning counterpoison or antidote.
The origin of word "bezoar" derives either from the Arabic term "badzehr" or the Persian word "padzahr," which denote counterpoison or antidote.
1) The term 'bezoar' is thought to originate from the Arabic badzehr which implies a substance that acts as an antidote or counterpoison.