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1. A remedy or other agent used to neutralize or counteract the effects of a poison.
2. An agent that relieves or counteracts: jogging as an antidote to nervous tension.
tr.v. an·ti·dot·ed, an·ti·dot·ing, an·ti·dotes
To relieve or counteract with an antidote: "Hallie's family life is laced with the poison of self-hatred, a poison that Sam has antidoted with love and understanding" (Christopher Swan).

[Middle English, from Latin antidotum, from Greek antidoton, from antididonai, antido-, to give as a remedy against : anti-, anti- + didonai, to give; see dō- in Indo-European roots.]

an′ti·dot′al (ăn′tĭ-dōt′l) adj.
an′ti·dot′al·ly adv.
Usage Note: Antidote may be followed by to, for, or against: an antidote to boredom; an antidote for snakebite; an antidote against inflation.
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Adj.1.antidotal - counteracting the effects of a poisonantidotal - counteracting the effects of a poison
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But, instead for we to have a comprehensive extraction of this poisonous acts through an antidotal administration, the situation is even getting more critical.
However, the market's energy is infectious and antidotal. The inner, wholesale market is all but closed to visitors but the outer market is popular with tourists visiting the sushi restaurants and shops selling seafood, kitchen supplies and groceries.
Since antidotal treatment is available so early recognition of this poisoning and prompt institution of specific therapy decreased the morbidity and mortality associated with this form of poisoning.
Case files of the New York City Poison Control Center: antidotal strategies for the management of methotrexate toxicity.
"What I heard was antidotal and mainly from other states," he said.
However, antidotal evidence indicates that many of the nutrition majors at BCC intend to complete their nutrition degree and transfer to a nursing program at a different school.
The antidotal effects were assessed using plethysmography in awake mice with the same time intervals for measurements as those used in diethylparaoxon poisoning.
Such antidotal claims suggest that all revenue sources might be considered endogenous.
If not known, this falsely elevated lactate level can lead to a misdiagnosis of lactate acidosis, can delay antidotal therapy and even justify inappropriate surgeries such as laparotomies [5].
Deuterium-depleted water (ddw) has a number of unexpected biological properties, including antitumor [2], antidotal [3], and metabolic effects [4].
Ahmed, "Synthesis of some 5-azo(4'-substituted benzene-sulphamoyl)-8-hydroxyquinolines with antidotal and antibacterial activities," Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, vol.
In [6], Khanh studied the stability and approximate iterative solutions of an SIR computer virus model with antidotal component.