Bromism

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bromism (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.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bromism A diseased condition produced by excessive use of bromides. It is characterized by somnolence, weakness of mind and memory, confused speech, feeble and staggering gait, impaired senses, diminished reflex excitability, suppression of sexual instinct, eruption on the skin, feebleness of the heart, catarrh, etc. Also called brominism.
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Usage

In literature:

No traces of bromism.
"A Statistical Inquiry Into the Nature and Treatment of Epilepsy" by Alexander Hughes Bennett
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