Definition of Snake venom

1. Noun. Venom secreted by certain snakes.

Generic synonyms: Venom



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Snake Venom

snake fern
snake fruit
snake god
snake hawk
snake mackerel
snake muishond
snake oil
snake palm
snake pit
snake plant
snake polypody
snake proteinase
snake rake
snake rakes
snake venom (current term)
snake venoms
snake wood
snakeberries
snakeberry
snakebird
snakebirds
snakebit
snakebite
snakebite and black
snakebites
snakebitten
snakeblenny
snaked
snakedom

Literary usage of Snake venom

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1. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1917)
"The effects of snake venom are partly local, partly central. ... They produce practically all the effects of the whole snake venom, except agglutination. ..."

2. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"snake venom Actions.—The effects of snake venom are partly local, partly central. The local effects consist especially in an intense cellulitis at the site ..."

3. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1897)
"He has pursued his studies and experiments with snake-venom for over twenty-five ... Scientific men in all parts of the world secured snake-venom for him, ..."

4. Collected Studies on Immunity by Paul Ehrlich (1906)
"Martin and Cherry,4 for example, by their well-known filtration experiment were able to prove that snake venom and specific antitoxin unite to form a new ..."

5. Immunity in Infective Diseases by Elie Metchnikoff (1905)
"Artificial immunity against bacterial and vegetable toxins and against snake venom.—Principal methods of immunisation.—Immunisation by toxins and toxoids. ..."

6. Immunity in Infective Diseases by Elie Metchnikoff (1907)
"CHAPTER XVI [528] HISTORICAL SKETCH OF OUR KNOWLEDGE ON IMMUNITY Methods used by savage races for vaccination against snake venom and against bovine ..."

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