- poisoning caused by sensitivity to or overuse of iodine or its compounds.
Origin of iodism
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Examples from the Web for iodism
Symptoms of iodism cannot be avoided by the administration of oxyl-iodide.
Other men are readily affected by very small quantities, and quickly experience the symptoms of Iodism.The Action of Medicines in the System
Frederick William Headland
The disadvantages of iodism and nausea frequently associated with iodides never occur with Collosol Iodine.
The symptoms of iodism which may follow from the smaller doses usually disappear on giving a larger amount of the drug.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
If the dose is sufficiently large signs of iodism appear in the course of a week or 10 days.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- poisoning induced by ingestion of iodine or its compounds
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- Poisoning by iodine, characterized by severe coryza, an acneform eruption, weakness, salivation, and foul breath.
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