antitoxin

Part of speech: noun

A substance formed in the body which neutralizes the poisonous products of microbes.

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Usage examples "antitoxin":

  1. Tetanus antitoxin may be given in large doses. - "Common Diseases of Farm Animals", R. A. Craig, D. V. M..
  2. Ten minutes later he was on his way to the station with the little wooden case containing the precious antitoxin, wrapped and addressed, in his pocket. - "The Depot Master", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  3. An American invented the German submarine; an American invented the German torpedo; an American invented the German machine- gun; an American invented the Murphy button, the yellow fever antitoxin, the Dakin solution. - "The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon", Newell Dwight Hillis.