Bromism
Bromism Bro"mism, n. (Med.) A diseased condition produced by the excessive use of bromine or one of its compounds. It is characterized by mental dullness and muscular weakness. [1913 Webster]

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  • bromism — BROMÍSM s.n. Intoxicaţie cu brom sau cu săruri de brom. – Din fr. bromisme. Trimis de valeriu, 21.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  bromísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  BROMÍSM s.n. Intoxicaţie cu săruri de brom. [< …   Dicționar Român

  • bromism — [brōmin iz΄əmbrō′miz΄əm] n. Med. a poisoned condition caused by overuse of bromides: also brominism [brōmin iz΄əm] …   English World dictionary

  • bromism — /broh miz euhm/, n. Pathol. a condition due to excessive use of bromides and characterized by skin eruptions. Also, brominism /broh meuh niz euhm/. [1865 70; BROM(IDE) + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • bromism — noun poisoning by bromine or bromides …   Wiktionary

  • bromism — bro·mism brō .miz əm n an abnormal state due to excessive or prolonged use of bromides * * * n. a group of symptoms caused by excessive intake of bromides, formerly widely used as sedatives. Overuse for long periods leads to mental dullness,… …   Medical dictionary

  • bromism — n. bromide poisoning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bromism — bro·mism …   English syllables

  • bromism — n. a group of symptoms caused by excessive intake of bromides, formerly widely used as sedatives. Overuse for long periods leads to mental dullness, weakness, drowsiness, loss of sensation, slurred speech, and sometimes coma. A form of acne may… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • bromism — /ˈbroʊmɪzəm/ (say brohmizuhm) noun poisoning by bromides, characterised by psychosis, skin rashes, muscle tremors, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • bromism — ˈbrōˌmizəm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary brom + ism; probably originally formed as French bromisme : the abnormal state produced by overdosage with or prolonged use of bromides …   Useful english dictionary

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