from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pathological condition resulting from an overdose of cinchona bark or its alkaloid derivatives and marked by headache, dizziness, hearing loss, and ringing in the ears.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pathological condition in humans caused by an overdose of quinine or its natural source, cinchona bark.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A condition produced by the excessive or long-continued use of quinine, and marked by deafness, roaring in the ears, vertigo, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, a disturbed condition of the system, characterized by excessive buzzing in the ears, the result of overdoses of cinchona or quinine.
cinchona + -ism (Wiktionary)