antivenin

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antivenin

[¦an·tē¦ven·ən]
(immunology)
An immune serum that neutralizes the venoms of certain poisonous snakes and black widow spiders.
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This research was important because knowing the evolutionary relations between different species of spiders could help scientists devise general anti-venoms that could treat a large number of spider venoms.
Of these, the polyvalent anti-venom segment held the leading market share in 2016.
The anti-venom actions are positive when the venom is mixed with the essential oils before the biological tests.
Cases of complete recovery from severe neuromuscular paralysis without anti-venom have been reported after prolonged artificial ventilation.
Keywords: Anti-venom serum, Envenomation, Non-poisonous, Scaled viper.
Enlisting the scientifically unnoticed medicinal plants of Pakistan as a source of novel therapeutic agents showing anti-venom activity.
Different parts of the plants were collected on the basis of their ethnobotanical claims as anti-venom.
Visitors to the exhibition can learn about the work scientists do to understand the power of snake venom and develop anti-venom.
At the local hospital he was injected with anti-venom and--lucky guy--lived on with a rattling good tale to tell.
Police say Peng died in Foshan city in southern China's Guangdong province before he could be given lifesaving anti-venom in hospital.
5) It has been in use since then with few formal clinical trials as to the right dose of anti-venom required for treatment
Delma was bitten by an Asian pit viper, a poisonous snake responsible for numerous deaths across the continent each year, and since there was no anti-venom available in Nepal, she had no option but to fly back home despite being in a very delicate state.