gray syndrome

noun

: a potentially fatal toxic reaction to chloramphenicol especially in premature infants that is characterized by abdominal distension, cyanosis, vasomotor collapse, and irregular respiration

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“Gray syndrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/gray%20syndrome. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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