ichthyohemotoxism

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

Medical Definition of ichthyohemotoxism

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

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“Ichthyohemotoxism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ichthyohemotoxism. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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