ophidism


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ophidism

 [o´fĭ-dizm]
poisoning by snake venom.
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o·phi·di·a·sis

(ō'fĭ-dī'ă-sĭs),
Any toxic syndrome caused by the bite of a venemous snake.
Synonym(s): ophidism
[G. ophidion, dim. of ophis, a serpent]
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