quininism


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cinchonism

 [sin´ko-nizm]
toxicity due to overdosage of cinchona alkaloids; symptoms are tinnitus and slight deafness, photophobia and other visual disturbances, mental dullness, depression, confusion, headache, and nausea. Called also quininism.

cin·cho·nism

(sin'kō-nizm),
Poisoning by cinchona, quinine, or quinidine; characterized by tinnitus, headache, deafness, and occasionally, anaphylactoid shock.
Synonym(s): quininism

quininism

/qui·nin·ism/ (kwin´ĭ-nizm) cinchonism.

quininism

cinchonism; poisoning from cinchona bark or its alkaloids. See also alstoniaconstricta.
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