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antitoxic

[an-ti-tok-sik, an-tee-] /ˌæn tɪˈtɒk sɪk, ˌæn ti-/
adjective
1.
counteracting toxic influences.
2.
of or serving as an antitoxin.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; anti- + toxic
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Word Origin and History for anti-toxic

antitoxic

1860 (n.); 1862 (adj.), from anti- + toxic.

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anti-toxic in Medicine

antitoxic an·ti·tox·ic (ān'tē-tŏk'sĭk)
adj.

  1. Neutralizing the action of a toxin or poison.

  2. Of, relating to, or containing an antitoxin.

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