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strychninism

[strik-ni-niz-uh m] /ˈstrɪk nɪˌnɪz əm/
noun, Pathology.
1.
a condition induced by an overdose or by excessive use of strychnine.
Origin of strychninism
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; strychnine + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for strychninism

strychninism

/ˈstrɪknɪˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
(pathol) poisoning caused by the excessive or prolonged use of strychnine
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strychninism in Medicine

strychninism strych·nin·ism (strĭk'nī-nĭz'əm, -nĭ-, -nē-)
n.
Chronic strychnine poisoning, characterized by tremors and twitching, progressing to severe convulsions and respiratory arrest.

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