ichthyohemotoxism

noun
ich·​thyo·​he·​mo·​tox·​ism
variants: or chiefly British ichthyohaemotoxism \ ˌik-​thē-​ō-​ˌhē-​mə-​ˈtäk-​ˌsiz-​əm How to pronounce ichthyohaemotoxism (audio) \

Medical Definition of ichthyohemotoxism

: poisoning caused by the ingestion of fish whose blood contains a toxic substance — compare ichthyoacanthotoxism, ichthyosarcotoxism, ichthyotoxism

Comments on ichthyohemotoxism

What made you want to look up ichthyohemotoxism? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

something desired as essential

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's that Smell?! Quiz

  • wide eyed dog smelling rose
  • Someone who is hircine smells like a:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!