strychninism


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strych·nin·ism

 (strĭk′nī-nĭz′əm, -nĭ-, -nē-)
n.
A pathological condition induced by strychnine poisoning.

strychninism

(ˈstrɪknɪˌnɪzəm) or

strychnism

n
(Pathology) pathol poisoning caused by the excessive or prolonged use of strychnine
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State or condition resulting from an excess of something specified: strychninism. (4) Distinctive or characteristic trait: Latinism.