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The introduction of venom into a body by means of the bite or sting of a venomous animal.


n. 1. envenenamiento por picadura de un miembro de la clase Artropoda: cangrejos, langostas, arañas, etc;
2. acto de introducir un agente venenoso por medio de una mordida, picadura, u otra forma inyectable.


n envenenamiento (de origen animal)
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8 LD[sub]50) via the caudal vein; the antivenom group was injected immediately with specific antivenom via the caudal vein after successful establishment of the envenomation model; and the antivenom + HBO group was exposed to HBO environment for 1 h once at predetermined periods of 0 h, 4 h, 12 h, and 23 h after antivenin administration.
Although anti-venoms are being produced by various laboratories in every continent, the burden of snake bite envenomation causing both morbidity and mortality still has a great impact on the population and on health-care systems.
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Envenomation should be assumed for all snakebites, even if the signs and symptoms are not immediate (these include burning pain at the bite, swelling, possible metallic taste in the mouth, and difficulty breathing).
Antivenom is the only proven treatment against pit viper envenomation, and the earlier it's administered, the more effective its action will be.
Epidemiological survey on scorpion sting envenomation in South-West, Zahedan Iran.
Patient was evaluated for local signs of snake bite and for signs of systemic envenomation.
Since most species are not of medical significance, envenomation can be treated symptomatically, e.