cyanide poisoning

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Noun1.cyanide poisoning - poisoning due to ingesting or inhaling cyanide; common in smoke from fires and in industrial chemicals
intoxication, poisoning, toxic condition - the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
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Health education about cyanide poisoning from cassava and the need to adequately process cassava to reduce cyanogenic content was conducted by public health officials.
Here's a video of cyanide poisoning as a result of toxic spill from open-pit mine in the Philippines.
On November 18, 1978, over 900 people from the settlement of Jonestown, Guyana, willingly died from cyanide poisoning.
Ingesting too much cassava can cause cyanide poisoning and negatively affect the thyroid.
| Dr Alan Turing But, tragically, Turing was haunted by the shame society had dragged him through and died from cyanide poisoning in 1954 - two weeks before his 42nd birthday.
The practice of cyanide poisoning started in the 1960s, which contributed to the depletion of the animals and the accompanying destruction of coral reefs.
"But when the show's executive producer Rudy (Ben Wilkinson) drops dead in the middle of his speech to the show's staff 6 during a dinner at Billie's restaurant 6 all eyes are on Billie after it is soon revealed that the man died of cyanide poisoning."
The presence and extent of cyanide poisoning are often initially unknown given the absence of a rapid, confirmatory cyanide blood test.