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atropism

[ a-truh-piz-uhm ]
/ ˈæ trəˌpɪz əm /
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noun Pathology.

poisoning resulting from atropine or belladonna.

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Also at·ro·pin·ism [a-truh-puh-niz-uhm]. /ˈæ trə pəˌnɪz əm/.

Origin of atropism

First recorded in 1875–80; atrop(ine) + -ism
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