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Nicotine poisoning, caused by excessive use of tobacco and marked by depression of the central and autonomic nervous systems.
(Pathology) pathol a toxic condition of the body or a bodily organ or part caused by nicotine
nic•o•tin•ism(ˈnɪk ə tiˌnɪz əm, -tɪ-, ˌnɪk əˈti nɪz-)
a pathological condition caused by excessive use of tobacco; nicotine poisoning.
the condition produced by an excessive use of tobacco. Also called tabacism, tabagism, tobaccoism.See also: Disease and Illness