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noun as in agent for negating the effect of an infection or poison

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With thousands of years of collective agricultural know-how under humanity’s belt, it’s relatively easy to gauge the best way to grow an antibody-producing tobacco leaf, antitoxin potato, or herpes vaccine-making soybean.

As to the use of antitoxin as a preventive and cure for diphtheria, too much praise cannot be given to that wonderful discovery.

Reliable diphtheria antitoxin, used in proper quantity and early enough, is almost an absolute cure.

If you find a physician opposed to the use of antitoxin this simply means that he is a quack.

The use of antitoxin, which prevents annually many thousands of deaths from diphtheria, does not help us in many other diseases.

Previous to April 1, 1905, there was no official standard for measuring the strength of diphtheria antitoxin.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to antitoxin, such as: antibiotic, antibody, antiseptic, antiserum, antivenin, and medicine.

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