To eat with hands lead-blackened by some hours of "breaking-off" is to run considerable risk of lead-poisoning.
"You've been suffering from lead-poisoning," said Isaacson, slowly, and with an effort.
It matters not so very much, except to the angler, if the river does suffer from lead-poisoning.
Colic arising from lead-poisoning is usually associated with sufficiently characteristic symptoms to render the diagnosis easy.
After the articles of lead have been in use several months, the danger of lead-poisoning diminishes.
There are no cases of lead-poisoning, because lead is not used in the factory either in pigments or in glazes.
lead-poisoning was new, to them—something they could take hold of.'
In that fatal year I had my first attack of authors' lead-poisoning, and I have never got quite rid of it from that day to this.
The total percentage of cases of lead-poisoning, in which arthralgia occurs, varies from 32 to 57 per cent.
Seven persons became affected with lead-poisoning through horse-hair coloured with lead.
lead poisoning n.
Acute or chronic poisoning by lead or any of its salts, with the acute form marked by gastroenteritis and encephalopathy and the chronic form characterized by anemia and damage to the gastrointestinal tract and nervous system. Also called saturnism.