mithridatism

noun

mith·​ri·​da·​tism ˌmith-rə-ˈdāt-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce mithridatism (audio)
: tolerance to a poison acquired by taking gradually increased doses of it

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“Mithridatism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mithridatism. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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