to sting or to impregnate an organism with a toxin by means of a venom apparatus (a tooth or spine with poison gland or poisonous tissue)

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  • Envenomation — is the process by which venom is injected into some animal by the bite (or sting) of a venomous animal. Many kinds of animals, including mammals (e.g., the Northern Short tailed Shrew, Blarina brevicauda ), reptiles (e.g., the Black mamba),… …   Wikipedia

  • envenomation — noun Date: 1923 an act or instance of poisoning by venom (as of a snake or spider) • envenomate transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • envenomation — noun a) The injection of a venom etc by means of a sting etc b) The deteriorations in the surface quality of a plastic that is in contact with another material …   Wiktionary

  • envenomation — The act of injecting a poisonous material (venom) by sting, spine, bite, or other venom apparatus. * * * en·ven·om·ation in .ven ə mā shən n an act or instance of impregnating with a venom (as of a snake or spider) also …   Medical dictionary

  • envenomation — n. poisoning by venom; act of injecting a poisonous substance or venom by sting or bite; poisoning from a venomous sting or bite …   English contemporary dictionary

  • envenomation — en·ven·om·ation …   English syllables

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  • ichthyoacanotoxism — envenomation from the sting of fishes …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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