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- n. iodine poisoning
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A morbid state produced by the use of iodine and its compounds, and characterized by palpitation, depression, and general emaciation, with a pustular eruption upon the skin.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, a peculiar derangement of the system produced by the excessive use of iodine or its salts.
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Chronic poisoning (iodism) is characterized by coryza, salivation, and lachrymation, frontal headache, loss of appetite, marked mental depression, acne of the face and chest, and a petechial eruption on the limbs.
The treatment is kept up until the symptoms of iodism develop.
The size of the dose depends on the size of the animal and its susceptibility to iodism.
Hereditary and constitutional taints of sycosis, scrofula, psora, syphilis; mercurianism, cinchonism, iodism and many other forms of chronic poisoning.
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