antivenene


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Noun1.antivenene - an antitoxin that counteracts the effects of venom from the bite of a snake or insect or other animalantivenene - an antitoxin that counteracts the effects of venom from the bite of a snake or insect or other animal
antitoxin - an antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin
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The terms antivenom, antivenin, and antivenene all refer to a biological product used in the treatment of venomous bites or stings.
In 1981, the World Health Organization adopted the English terms venom and antivenom, replacing the terms venin and antivenin, or venen and antivenene.
Thomas said that he saw two little marks on his hand and was taken to the hospital where he was given antivenene and spent two days in intensive care.
3) At the time of young Howorth's tragic demise the standard treatment for snakebite amounted to little more than 'searing [the flesh] with a hot iron'; (4) 160 years later a polyvalent antivenene countering the effects of venom from even unidentified species had been developed.