- a condition due to excessive use of bromides and characterized by skin eruptions.
Also bro·min·ism [broh-muh-niz-uh m] /ˈbroʊ məˌnɪz əm/.
Origin of bromism
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Bromism is therefore less frequent in those cases in which this preparation is employed.
Bromism is therefore less in those cases in which the preparation is employed.
- poisoning caused by the excessive intake of bromine or compounds containing bromine
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- Chronic bromide poisoning, characterized by headache, drowsiness, confusion, occasionally violent delirium, muscular weakness, cardiac depression, acneform eruption, foul breath, anorexia, and gastric distress.
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