Definition of Ophidism

1. Noun. Poisoning by snake venom.




Definition of Ophidism

1. Noun. Poisoning by snake venom. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Ophidism

1. Poisoning by a snake. Synonym: ophidism. Origin: G. Ophidion, dim. Of ophis, a serpent (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ophidism

ophelimity
ophiasis
ophicleide
ophicleides
ophid-
ophidia
ophidian
ophidians
ophidiasis
ophidioid
ophidioids
ophidion
ophidiophobia
ophidiophobic
ophidious
ophidism (current term)
ophio-
ophiocarpine
ophiolatry
ophiolite
ophiolites
ophiolitic
ophiological
ophiologies
ophiologist
ophiologists
ophiology
ophiomancy
ophiomorpha
ophiomorphite

Literary usage of Ophidism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1917)
"—J. Pinto (Brasil-Médico, July 8, 1916) describes measures of a very far reaching character designed to combat snake poisoning (ophidism) in Brazil. ..."

2. The Final Act and Interpretative Commentary Thereon by James Brown Scott (1916)
"... of ophidism in America. BRAVO, CARLOS, Bogota, Colombia, South America. Paper presented: Relations between the Judicial and Legislative Powers. ..."

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