[ kroh-tn-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈkroʊ tnˌɪz əm /
poisoning by ingestion of croton oil, characterized by burning of the mouth, severe diarrhea, and colic, with possible death from respiratory or circulatory failure.
- crotonic acid,
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