envenomation

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envenomation

[in‚ven·ə′mā·shən]
(materials)
The process by which the surface of a plastic close to or in contact with another surface is deteriorated.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

envenomation

The process by which deterioration occurs in the surface of a plastic close to or in contact with another surface; softening, discoloration, mottling, crazing, or similar effects may result
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In contrast, the everting tubule of nematocysts penetrate and envenomate prey, but also entangle (Ewer, 1947).
It consists of irritating the spider so that it attacks and envenomates a device (two pipettes connected with an elastic surgical tube) from which the venom can be extracted.