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antitoxin

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Definition an antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin
  • antitoxin to fight diphtheria
  • The antitoxin is created in horses.
  • I've got to have antitoxin.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • antitoxin = medicine (an antibody that can neutralize a specific toxin)
  • When it finally came your turn, the procedure was quickly taken care of; quick as a flash the antitoxin was under your skin, either in the thigh or arm.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • We had to locate a pharmacy that could supply tetanus antitoxin, then go to another clinic that was licensed to administer an injection.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • In a Spanish-language broadcast heard here today, Radio Tokyo announced that the Big Three meeting in New Delhi has approved preliminary plans for flying desperately needed vaccines and antitoxins to uncontaminated cities in Europe, North America, and Australia.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • When he had obtained a satisfactory toxin, Martin began his effort to find an antitoxin.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • He thanked the god of science for antitoxin and for the gas motor.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • Swiftly, smoothly, he made intravenous injection of the antitoxin, and stood expectant.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • He would use diphtheria antitoxin.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • He pictured Blassner driving through the night, respectfully bringing the antitoxin to The Doctor.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • It was too late for anything short of antitoxin or tracheotomy.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • His dearest dream, now and for years of racking research, was the artificial production of antitoxin—its production in vitro.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • But he did have diphtheria antitoxin in his shop, and sixteen minutes after Martin's escape from being killed by a train he was speeding to Henry Novak's.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • I want to be patriotic, but my patriotism is chasing antitoxins, doing my job, not wearing a particular kind of pants and a particular set of ideas about the Germans.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • He produced antitoxin in the test-tube, which meant that it would be possible to immunize against certain diseases without tediously making sera by the inoculation of animals.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • It furnished excellent antitoxins for diphtheria and tetanus, as well as the purest of official preparations, with the plainest and most official-looking labels on the swaggeringly modest brown bottles.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • They did make excellent antitoxins and ethical preparations, but they were also producing a new "cancer remedy" manufactured from the orchid, pontifically recommended and possessing all the value of mud.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • He had isolated twenty strains of staphylococcus germs and he was testing them to discover which of them was most active in producing a hemolytic, a blood-disintegrating toxin, so that he might produce an antitoxin.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith
  • He protested shakily, but as he crawled back to his laboratory it seemed impossible for him to leave this sanctuary and face the murderous brawling world, and quite as impossible to tolerate a cheapened and ineffective imitation of his antitoxin.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Arrowsmith

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