envenomation


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envenomation

 [en-ven″o-ma´shun]
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en·ven·om·a·tion

(en-ven'ō-mā'shŭn),
The act of injecting a poisonous material (venom) by sting, spine, bite, or other venom apparatus.
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envenomation

(ĕn-vĕn′ə-mā′shən)
n.
The introduction of venom into a body by means of the bite or sting of a venomous animal.
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en·ven·om·a·tion

(en-ven'ŏ-mā'shŭn)
The act of injecting a poisonous material (venom) by sting, spine, bite, or other venom apparatus.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Envenomation

Exposure to venom by bites or stings from insects, reptiles, and fish.
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Snakebite and Envenomation Management in Malaysia 2015:71-102.
Demyelinating polyneuropathy following scorpion sting envenomation; a case report and review of literature.
The other major group of toxins responsible for the local effects in bothropic envenomation are snake venom zinc-dependent metalloproteases (SVMPs).
The lymphatic flow rates and the first aid in simulated peripheral snakes or in spider envenomation. Med J Aust 1994;161:695-700.
Envenomation with these elapid snakes manifests as ptosis, external ophthalmoplegia, pharyngeal muscle paralysis, and respiratory and generalized muscle paralyses requiring mechanical ventilation and is associated with an overall mortality of 3.5% (2).
Snake envenomation occurs when venomous snake bites the animal injecting its venom into the body of the animal.
Jellyfish envenomation is usually harmless or causes mild illness.
snake envenomation, and particularly to a method of making an Ajwa
'It relates to a novel treatment for snake envenomation. It is an effective treatment using ethanolic extract of the fruit from the Ajwa date (Phoenix dactylifera L) palm to treat local haemorrhage and oedema induced by snake bites.'
acutus) venom (0.8 LD[sub]50) via the caudal vein; the antivenom group was injected immediately with specific antivenom via the caudal vein after successful establishment of the envenomation model; and the antivenom + HBO group was exposed to HBO environment for 1 h once at predetermined periods of 0 h, 4 h, 12 h, and 23 h after antivenin administration.