toxin anti toxins


[tok-sin-an-ti-tok-sin, -an-tee-, -an-ti-tok-sin, -an-tee-]
noun Immunology.
a mixture of toxin and antitoxin, formerly used to induce active immunity against certain diseases, especially diphtheria.

1900–05 Unabridged
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a mixture of a specific toxin and antitoxin. The diphtheria toxin-antitoxin was formerly used in the US for active immunization

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toxin-antitoxin n.
A mixture of a toxin and its antitoxin with a slight excess of toxin, formerly used as a vaccine.

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