Medical Dictionary


noun hy·per·i·cism \-ˌsiz-əm\

Medical Definition of HYPERICISM

:  a severe dermatitis of domestic herbivorous animals due to photosensitivity resulting from eating Saint-John's-wort—compare fagopyrism


July 03, 2015
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