fish poisoning


Definition of fish poisoning

1 : acute illness resulting from the consumption of fish:
a : illness due to eating fish that normally contain neurotoxins in their flesh
b : illness due to eating stale fish:
(1) : a histamine intoxication
(2) : a bacterial food poisoning
2 : erysipeloid

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“Fish poisoning.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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