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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It is also used in preventing vitamin A deficiency, cancer, brain disease, aging; and treating malaria, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and cyanide poisoning.
The ordinance will help in preventing cyanide poisoning from the accidental and deliberate intake of this deadly potion that has killed so many people, including young children who mistook it for water and adults who drank it on purpose," he added.
He accepted treatment with oestrogen injections (chemical castration) as an alternative to prison but died in 1954, 16 days before his 42nd birthday, from cyanide poisoning.
Nicole and Kye, 49, were both diagnosed with hydrogen cyanide poisoning, which has left company director Kye paralysed from the waist down.
Turing died on June 7, 1954, from cyanide poisoning in what was ruled a suicide.
PITTSBURGH -- A former medical researcher was sentenced Wednesday to a mandatory life prison sentence without possibility of parole in the cyanide poisoning death of his neurologist wife.
But he died ten days later on September 25 after the carbon monoxide and cyanide poisoning that had caused the heart attack left him severely brain damaged.
Typical signs of acute cyanide poisoning include tachypnea, headaches, vertigo, lack of motor coordination, weak pulse, cardiac arrhythmias, vomiting, stupor, convulsions, and coma (Ballantyne, 1983; Johnson & Mellors, 1988; Way, 1984).
The will of Second World War code-breaker Alan Turing, who died of cyanide poisoning in 1954, left his possessions to his colleagues and his mother.
Alan Turing, the mathematician and cryptologist who cracked the Enigma code died of cyanide poisoning in 1954 aged just 41.
He said: " The pro- UCC lobbysuccessfully influenced the central and state governments to stop the antidote by falsely denying the possibility of cyanide poisoning.