paraquat poisoning

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Noun1.paraquat poisoning - poisoning caused by ingestion of paraquat; characterized by progressive damage to the esophagus and liver and kidneys
intoxication, poisoning, toxic condition - the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
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A diagnosis of paraquat poisoning was delayed, as he initially told health care workers that he had ingested glyphosate (Roundup).
Accidental paraquat poisoning is common globally because of its widespread use as a herbicide in agriculture.