Antitoxin synonyms

ăn'tē-tŏk'sĭn, ăn'tī-
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Human or animal serum containing one or more antibodies that are specific for one or more antigens and are administered to confer immunity. The antibodies in an antiserum result from previous immunization or exposure to an agent of disease.
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A preparation of a weakened or killed pathogen, such as a bacterium or virus, or of a portion of the pathogen's structure that upon administration to an individual stimulates antibody production or cellular immunity against the pathogen but is incapable of causing severe infection.
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(Immunology) A protein produced by B-lymphocytes that binds to a specific antigen.
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Blood serum extracted from an animal that has immunity to a particular disease. The serum contains antibodies to one or more specific disease antigens, and when injected into humans or other animals, it can transfer immunity to those diseases.
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An agent having the opposite effect; an antidote.
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A substance that counteracts the effects of a poison.
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A serum, taken from these animals, containing this antitoxin, used for emergencies
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Anything that prevents; esp., anything that prevents disease; prophylactic
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A poison used against another poison, serving as an antidote.
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Any of certain chemical substances produced by various microorganisms, specif. bacteria, fungi, and actinomycetes, and having the capacity, in dilute solutions, to inhibit the growth of or to destroy bacteria and other microorganisms: the antibiotics, including penicillin, streptomycin, and tetracycline, are used in the treatment of various infectious diseases
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The profession of physicians, surgeons and related specialisms; those who practice medicine.
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A poisonous substance, especially a protein, that is produced by living cells or organisms and is capable of causing disease when introduced into the body tissues but is often also capable of inducing neutralizing antibodies or antitoxins.
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Any substance that inhibits the growth and reproduction of microorganisms. Generally includes only those that are used on living objects (as opposed to disinfectants) and aren't transported by the lymphatic system to destroy bacteria in the body (as opposed to antibiotics).
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Find another word for antitoxin. In this page you can discover 23 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for antitoxin, like: antiserum, vaccine, antibody, immunizing agent, serum, counteragent, antidote, antivenin, defensive protein, preventive and toxin neutralizer.