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lead poisoning

noun

Definition of lead poisoning

  1. :  chronic intoxication that is produced by the absorption of lead into the system and is characterized especially by fatigue, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, anemia, a dark line along the gums, and muscular paralysis or weakness of limbs



Circa 1842

First Known Use of lead poisoning

circa 1842


Medical Dictionary

lead poisoning

noun

Medical Definition of lead poisoning

  1. :  chronic intoxication that is produced by the absorption of lead into the system and is characterized especially by fatigue, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, anemia, a dark line along the gums, and muscular paralysis or weakness of limbs—called also plumbism, saturnism





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