ptomaine poisoning


ptomaine poisoning

noun

Definition of PTOMAINE POISONING

:  food poisoning caused by bacteria or bacterial products

First Known Use of PTOMAINE POISONING

1893

ptomaine poisoning

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PTOMAINE POISONING

: food poisoning caused by bacteria or bacterial products—not used technically

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