ophidism


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ophidism

 [o´fĭ-dizm]
poisoning by snake venom.

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]

ophidism

/ophi·dism/ (o´fĭ-dizm) poisoning by snake venom.

ophidism

poisoning by snake venom. Called also envenomation—properly the injection of the poison rather than the effects of the poison on the patient.