vanillism

noun
va·​nil·​lism | \ və-ˈnil-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce vanillism (audio) , ˈvan-ᵊl-ˌiz-əm How to pronounce vanillism (audio) \

Medical Definition of vanillism

: a grocer's itch caused by a grain mite of the genus Acarus (A. siro) commonly infesting vanilla pods

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“Vanillism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/vanillism. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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