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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1) The term 'bezoar' is thought to originate from the Arabic badzehr which implies a substance that acts as an antidote or counterpoison.
1) The term bezoar comes from the Arabic badzehr or from the Persian panzer, both meaning counterpoison and antidote.
to sophistry] this transmutation of the drug into a remedy, of the poison into a counterpoison.