[ broh-miz-uhm ]
/ ˈbroʊ mɪz əm /
a condition due to excessive use of bromides and characterized by skin eruptions.
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Also bro·min·ism [broh-muh-niz-uhm]. /ˈbroʊ məˌnɪz əm/.
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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.
British Dictionary definitions for bromism
/ (ˈbrəʊˌmɪzəm) /
poisoning caused by the excessive intake of bromine or compounds containing bromine
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Medical definitions for bromism
[ brō′mĭz′əm ]
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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