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- noun Acute or chronic poisoning by lead or any of its salts, with the acute form causing severe gastroenteritis and encephalopathy and the chronic form causing anemia and damage to the gastrointestinal tract and nervous system.
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- noun A
chronic intoxicationthat is produced by the absorptionof leadinto the bodyand is characterized by severe colickypains, a dark line along the gums, and local muscular paralysis.
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- noun toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system
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