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Related to plumbism: lead poisoning
Chronic lead poisoning.
[From Latin plumbum, lead.]
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(Pathology) chronic lead poisoning
[C19: from Latin plumbum lead]
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a toxic condition produced by ingestion, inhalation, or skin absorption of lead or lead compounds, resulting in various dose-related symptoms including anemia, nausea, muscle weakness, confusion, blindness, and coma.
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an acute toxic condition caused by the absorption of lead into the body by skin contact, ingestion, or inhalation; lead poisoning. Also called saturnism.See also: Poison
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|Noun||1.||plumbism - toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system|
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n. plumbismo, envenenamiento crónico con plomo.
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