pesticide poisoning


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Noun1.pesticide poisoning - toxic condition resulting from ingesting or inhaling a pesticidepesticide poisoning - toxic condition resulting from ingesting or inhaling a pesticide
intoxication, poisoning, toxic condition - the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
malathion poisoning - a toxic condition caused by inhaling or ingesting the insecticide Malathion
parathion poisoning - a toxic condition resulting from inhalation or ingestion of the insecticide parathion; characterized by nausea and abdominal pains and headache and convulsions and sweating
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The pesticide poisoning resulted after one of the roommates reportedly spread or placed the chemical in the ghetto on Thursday, with the intention to kill insects that had infested the shack.
A case of 'human error' exposed 283 primary students to a recent pesticide poisoning incident, two deputy ministers said today.
The police were still investigating the incident at the time of the report being published, and Gulf News provided updates in the follow-up article ("Pesticide poisoning confirmed in boy's death", Gulf News, May 28).
Citing the Journal of Rural Medicine of the Japanese Association of Rural Medicine, Garin noted that around five million people die every year as a result of intentional, accidental, and occupational exposure to pesticide poisoning.
Thirty years ago, bird spotters in Birmingham had to travel to the likes of Wales to try to spot a peregrine falcon after the birds suffered from persecution and pesticide poisoning.
While underreporting and gaps in oversight data are recognized problems with respect to occupational illness among farmworkers, estimates of acute pesticide poisoning range up to 1,400 cases per year per 100,000 farmworkers.
[1] In SA, data on organophosphate pesticide poisoning (OPP) in children are scarce.
There are several reasons for population decline inclusing habitat loss, pesticide poisoning, climate change and hunger due to a fall in wildflowers.
Electrophysiological changes in patients with acute organophosphorous pesticide poisoning. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol.
Acute pesticide poisoning is an important cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide.

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