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Descriptor English:   Venoms 
Descriptor Spanish:   Ponzoñas 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Peçonhas 
Synonyms English:   Venom  
Tree Number:   A12.200.935
Definition English:   Poisonous animal secretions forming fluid mixtures of many different enzymes, toxins, and other substances. These substances are produced in specialized glands and secreted through specialized delivery systems (nematocysts, spines, fangs, etc.) for disabling prey or predator. 
Indexing Annotation English:   general or unspecified only: prefer specifics; coordinate with the animal producing the venom but many specific precoordinated venom terms are available (AMPHIBIAN VENOMS; ARTHROPOD VENOMS; SNAKE VENOMS & its indentions, etc.)
Pharmacological Action:   Poisons
Entry Combination - descr/qualif English:   Venoms/antagonists & inhibitors use Antivenins
See Related English:   Antivenins
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AN analysis
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics EN enzymology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   15093 
Unique Identifier:   D014688 

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