Salicylism meaning

sălĭ-sə-lĭzəm
A toxic syndrome caused by excessive doses of salicylic acid or salicylates.
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A toxic syndrome caused by excessive doses of salicylic acid or salicylates.
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A toxic condition induced by excessive intake of salicylates, marked by ringing in the ears, nausea, and vomiting.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
salicylism
Plural:
salicylisms

Origin of salicylism

  • salicyl(ic acid) –ism

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From ISV salicyl- + -ism.

    From Wiktionary