from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The administration of a poison.
- noun The morbid state, acute or chronic, induced by any poison.
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- noun The
administrationof a poison.
- noun The state of being
- verb Present participle of
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- noun the act of giving poison to a person or animal with the intent to kill
- noun the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
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The general died after a short illness, but the symptoms, taken as a whole, _bore no resemblance_ to those observed in poisoning with antimony; and but for the alleged discovery after death of tartar emetic in the stomach, _no suspicion of poisoning_ would probably have arisen ....
In _opium poisoning_ the general condition of the patient is much the same as in poisoning by alcohol.
Ciguatera poisoning is the most frequent nonbacterial food poisoning worldwide. 12 More than 200 species of fish are known to cause ciguatera poisoning, the most common being grouper, red snapper, and barracuda.
A characteristic symptom of ciguatera poisoning is heat-cold reversal.
Since rapid onset of symptoms after a meal of pufferfish could indicate saxitoxin poisoning; it is recommended to call the local poison control center and go to the nearest hospital ED for evaluation. 9
You may want to advise children not to eat celery in their school cafeteria until the extent of this food poisoning is more clearly identified, and you might want to skip it in restaurants too.
His staff also devoted attention to anthrax because of its speed in poisoning its host.
Personal care products continue to be the number one non-pharmaceutical substance involved in poisoning exposures.
The key to preventing lead poisoning is to stop children from coming into contact with lead, and treating children who have elevated blood levels.
The incidence of ciguatera poisoning is high (between 50 and 500 cases per 10,000 population) among the endemic areas of the Caribbean and South Pacific islands. 13