crotonism

[ kroh-tn-iz-uh m ]
/ ˈkroʊ tnˌɪz əm /

noun

poisoning by ingestion of croton oil, characterized by burning of the mouth, severe diarrhea, and colic, with possible death from respiratory or circulatory failure.

Nearby words

  1. crotona,
  2. crotonaldehyde,
  3. crotonbug,
  4. crotone,
  5. crotonic acid,
  6. crotoxin,
  7. crottin,
  8. crottle,
  9. crouch,
  10. croup

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