cinchonism


cin·cho·nism

noun \ˈsiŋ-kə-ˌni-zəm, ˈsin-chə-\

Definition of CINCHONISM

:  a disorder due to excessive or prolonged use of cinchona or its alkaloids and marked by temporary deafness, ringing in the ears, headache, dizziness, and rash

First Known Use of CINCHONISM

1857

cin·cho·nism

noun \ˈsiŋ-kə-ˌniz-əm, ˈsin-chə-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CINCHONISM

: a disorder due to excessive or prolonged use of cinchona or its alkaloids and marked by temporary deafness, ringing in the ears, headache, dizziness, and rash

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