cinchonism

[sing-kuh-niz-uh m, sin-]

Origin of cinchonism

First recorded in 1855–60; cinchon(a) + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for cinchonism

cinchonism

noun
  1. a condition resulting from an excessive dose of cinchona bark or its alkaloids, characterized chiefly by headache, ringing in the ears, and vomiting
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