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cinchonism

[sing-kuh-niz-uh m, sin-] /ˈsɪŋ kəˌnɪz əm, ˈsɪn-/
noun, Pathology
1.
poisoning by any of the cinchona alkaloids, characterized by headache, deafness, and ringing in the ears.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; cinchon(a) + -ism
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cinchonism

/ˈsɪŋkəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
a condition resulting from an excessive dose of cinchona bark or its alkaloids, characterized chiefly by headache, ringing in the ears, and vomiting
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