Definition of Bromism

1. n. A diseased condition produced by the excessive use of bromine or one of its compounds. It is characterized by mental dullness and muscular weakness.



Definition of Bromism

1. Noun. (medicine) poisoning by bromine or bromides ¹

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Definition of Bromism

1. a diseased condition of the skin [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bromism

1. A diseased condition produced by the excessive use of bromine or one of its compounds. It is characterised by mental dullness and muscular weakness. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bromism

brominates
brominating
bromination
brominations
bromindione
bromine
bromine compounds
bromine hydride
bromine radioisotopes
bromine trifluoride
bromine water
bromines
brominism
brominisms
bromins
bromism (current term)
bromisms
bromisovalum
bromite
bromites
bromize
bromized
bromizes
bromizing
bromlife
bromlite
brommer
brommers
bromo
bromo-

Literary usage of Bromism

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1. A Treatise on the diseases of the nervous system by William Alexander Hammond, Græme M. Hammond (1891)
"In adults it is rarely the case that any decided symptoms of bromism are ... The first symptom to make its appearance in cases of bromism is drowsiness. ..."

2. The Treatment of Disease: A Manual of Practical Medicine by Reynold Webb Wilcox (1907)
"bromism. This term has been given to the toxic symptoms resulting from the prolonged administration of the bromides. The condition is rarely caused by ..."

3. Practice of Medicine by Walter Sands Mills (1915)
"Artificial respiration must be done if necessary. Rest in bed. Stimulate if necessary. Meet any other symptoms as they arise. bromism. ..."

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