Calmette sentence example
- The poison of the sting is similar to snake-poison (Calmette), and rapidly paralyses animals which are not immune to it.
- Calmette, editor of the Figaro (1914), when he secured her acquittal.
- Calmette and Fraser found that when small doses of snake venom, insufficient to cause death, are injected into an animal, temporary disturbance is produced; but after a few days the animal recovers, and a larger dose is then required to produce any symptoms. By gradually increasing the dose the animal becomes more and more resistant, until at last a dose fifty times as great as that which would at first have produced immediate death can be injected without doing the animal any harm.