Medical Dictionary


noun sal·i·cyl·ism \ˈsal-ə-sil-ˌiz-əm\

Medical Definition of SALICYLISM

:  a toxic condition produced by the excessive intake of salicylic acid or salicylates and marked by ringing in the ears, nausea, and vomiting


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