cinchonism

cinchonism

[sing-kuh-niz-uhm, sin-]
noun Pathology.
poisoning by any of the cinchona alkaloids, characterized by headache, deafness, and ringing in the ears.

Origin:
1855–60; cinchon(a) + -ism

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cinchonism (ˈsɪŋkəˌnɪzəm)
 
n
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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