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plumbism

[pluhm-biz-uh m] /ˈplʌm bɪz əm/
noun, Pathology
1.
lead poisoning (def 1b).
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; < Latin plumb(um) lead + -ism
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British Dictionary definitions for plumbism

plumbism

/ˈplʌmˌbɪzəm/
noun
1.
chronic lead poisoning
Word Origin
C19: from Latin plumbum lead
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plumbism in Medicine

plumbism plum·bism (plŭm'bĭz'əm)
n.
Chronic lead poisoning.

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