mithridatism

noun
mith·​ri·​da·​tism | \ ˌmith-rə-ˈdāt-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce mithridatism (audio) \

Medical Definition of mithridatism

: tolerance to a poison acquired by taking gradually increased doses of it

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“Mithridatism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mithridatism. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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