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phosphorism

[fos-fuh-riz-uh m] /ˈfɒs fəˌrɪz əm/
noun, Pathology
1.
chronic phosphorus poisoning.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90; phosphor- + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for phosphorism

phosphorism

/ˈfɒsfəˌrɪzəm/
noun
1.
poisoning caused by prolonged exposure to phosphorus
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phosphorism in Medicine

phosphorism phos·pho·rism (fŏs'fə-rĭz'əm)
n.
Chronic phosphorus poisoning.

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