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mycetism

[mahy-si-tiz-uh m] /ˈmaɪ sɪˌtɪz əm/
noun
1.
poisoning due to mushrooms.
Also, mycetismus
[mahy-si-tiz-muh s] /ˌmaɪ sɪˈtɪz məs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Greek mykēt-, stem of mýkēs mushroom + -ism
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mycetismus in Medicine

mycetism my·ce·tism (mī'sĭ-tĭz'əm) or my·ce·tis·mus (mī'sĭ-tĭz'məs)
n.
Mushroom poisoning.

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