anilism


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anilism

 [an´ĭ-lizm]
aniline poisoning.

an·il·ism

(an'i-lizm),
Chronic aniline poisoning characterized by gastric and cardiac weakness, vertigo, muscular depression, intermittent pulse, and cyanosis.
Synonym(s): anilinism

anilism

/an·i·lism/ (an´ĭ-lizm) anilinism.

anilism

Etymology: Ar, alnil, indigo; Gk, ismos, state
a condition of poisoning resulting from exposure to aniline compounds. Symptoms generally include cyanosis, weakness, cold sweats, irregular pulse, breathing difficulty, coma, seizures, and possible sudden heart failure. Also called anilinism.See also aniline.

an·il·ism

(ani-lizm)
Chronic aniline poisoning, characterized by nausea, vertigo, muscular weakness, cyanosis, and respiratory and circulatory failure.
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