Mithridatism



[mith-ri-dey-tiz-uh m] /ˈmɪθ rɪˌdeɪ tɪz əm/

noun
1.
the production of immunity against the action of a poison by taking the poison in gradually increased doses.
/ˈmɪθrɪdeɪˌtɪzəm/
noun
1.
immunity to large doses of poison by prior ingestion of gradually increased doses

mithridatism mith·ri·da·tism (mĭth’rĭ-dā’tĭz’əm)
n.
Tolerance or immunity to a poison acquired by taking gradually larger doses of it.
mith’ri·dat’ic (-dāt’ĭk) adj.

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