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

First Known Use of cinchonism

1857, in the meaning defined above

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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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