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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.

    Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

  • The treatment is kept up until the symptoms of iodism develop.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • The size of the dose depends on the size of the animal and its susceptibility to iodism.

    Common Diseases of Farm Animals

  • Hereditary and constitutional taints of sycosis, scrofula, psora, syphilis; mercurianism, cinchonism, iodism and many other forms of chronic poisoning.

    Nature Cure


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