poisoning

[ poi-zuh-ning ]
/ ˈpɔɪ zə nɪŋ /

noun Pathology.

the condition produced by a poison or by a toxic substance.

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Origin of poisoning

First recorded in 1400–50, poisoning is from the late Middle English word poisenynge.See poison, -ing1
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Medical definitions for poisoning

poisoning
[ poizə-nĭng ]

n.

The state of being poisoned.
The administration of a poison.
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