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plumbism

[ pluhm-biz-uhm ]
/ ˈplʌm bɪz əm /
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noun Pathology.
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Origin of plumbism

1875–80; <Latin plumb(um) lead + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for plumbism

plumbism
/ (ˈplʌmˌbɪzəm) /

noun
chronic lead poisoning

Word Origin for plumbism

C19: from Latin plumbum lead
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for plumbism

plumbism
[ plŭmbĭz′əm ]

n.
Chronic lead poisoning.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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