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cinchonism

noun cin·cho·nism \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
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First Known Use of CINCHONISM

1857
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cinchonism

noun cin·cho·nism \ˈsiŋ-kə-ˌniz-əm, ˈsin-chə-\

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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