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plumbism definition

  • noun:
    • Chronic lead poisoning.
    • A diseased problem, made by the absorption of lead, common among employees inside metal or perhaps in its substances, as among painters, typesetters, etc. Its described as different symptoms, as lead colic, lead line, and wrist-drop.
    • A diseased problem, created by the consumption of lead, common amongst workers within steel or perhaps in its substances, as among painters, typesetters, etc. It is described as various symptoms, as lead colic, lead line, and wrist drop. See under colic, lead, and wrist.
    • Lead-poisoning.
    • harmful condition generated by the absorption of exorbitant lead to the system
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