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bromism

[broh-miz-uh m] /ˈbroʊ mɪz əm/
noun, Pathology
1.
a condition due to excessive use of bromides and characterized by skin eruptions.
Also, brominism
[broh-muh-niz-uh m] /ˈbroʊ məˌnɪz əm/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; brom(ide) + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for brominism

bromism

/ˈbrəʊˌmɪzəm/
noun
1.
poisoning caused by the excessive intake of bromine or compounds containing bromine
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brominism in Medicine

bromism bro·mism (brō'mĭz'əm) or bro·min·ism (brō'mə-nĭz'əm)
n.
Chronic bromide poisoning, characterized by headache, drowsiness, confusion, occasionally violent delirium, muscular weakness, cardiac depression, acneform eruption, foul breath, anorexia, and gastric distress.

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