from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A toxic syndrome caused by excessive doses of salicylic acid or salicylates.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A toxic condition induced by excessive intake of salicylates, marked by ringing in the ears, nausea, and vomiting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Toxic effects produced by salicylic acid.


salicyl(ic acid) + -ism.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From ISV salicyl- + -ism. (Wiktionary)


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