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atropism

[a-truh-piz-uh m] /ˈæ trəˌpɪz əm/
noun, Pathology.
1.
poisoning resulting from atropine or belladonna.
Also, atropinism
[a-truh-puh-niz-uh m] /ˈæ trə pəˌnɪz əm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of atropism
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; atrop(ine) + -ism
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