Synonyms of 'poison: Types of poisoning'
botulismsevere poisoning from ingestion of botulin, which affects the central nervous system producing difficulty in swallowing, visual disturbances, and respiratory paralysis: often fatal bromismpoisoning caused by the excessive intake of bromine or compounds containing bromine digitalisma serious condition resulting from digitalis poisoning, characterized by nausea, vomiting, and a disturbance in heart rhythm or rate ergotismergot poisoning, producing either burning pains and eventually gangrene in the limbs or itching skin and convulsions fluorosisfluoride poisoning, due to ingestion of too much fluoride in drinking water over a long period or to ingestion of pesticides containing fluoride salts. Chronic fluorosis results in mottling of the teeth of children hydrargyriamercury poisoning iodismpoisoning induced by ingestion of iodine or its compounds lead poisoningacute or chronic poisoning by lead or its salts, characterized by abdominal pain, vomiting, convulsions, and coma listeriosisa serious form of food poisoning, caused by bacteria of the genus Listeria. Its symptoms can include meningitis and in pregnant women it may cause damage to the fetus mercurialismpoisoning caused by chronic ingestion of mercury phosphorismpoisoning caused by prolonged exposure to phosphorus plumbismchronic lead poisoning ptomaine poisoningfood poisoning (erroneously thought to be caused by ptomaines) salmonellaany Gram-negative rod-shaped aerobic bacterium of the genus Salmonella, including S. typhosa, which causes typhoid fever, and many species (notably S. enteritidis) that cause food poisoning (salmonellosis): family Enterobacteriaceae saturnismchronic lead poisoning strychninismpoisoning caused by the excessive or prolonged use of strychnine ▷ See poison
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