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  1. envenomationnoun

    The injection of a venom etc by means of a sting etc

  2. envenomationnoun

    The deteriorations in the surface quality of a plastic that is in contact with another material

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  1. Envenomation

    Envenomation is the process by which venom is injected into some animal by the bite of a venomous animal. Many kinds of animals, including mammals, reptiles, spiders, insects, employ venom for hunting and for self-defense. Most venoms are administered by biting the skin of the victim, but some venoms are applied externally, especially to sensitive tissues such as those that surround the eyes. In some reptiles, such as the Gila monster, venom in the saliva enters prey through bites of grooved teeth, but many animals have specialized organs such as hollow teeth and tubular stingers that penetrate the prey's skin after which muscles attached to the attacker's venom reservoir forcibly squirt venom deep within the victim's body tissue. Death may occur as a result of bites or stings.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of envenomation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of envenomation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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  1. Christopher Holstege:

    Very few of these cases were admitted to the hospital, the question is, how many actually needed to go to an emergency department, and could costs have been decreased by either calling the poison center if it's envenomation with something that's poisonous, or talking to a primary care doctor ?

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