saturnism

saturnism
SYN: lead poisoning. [Mediev. L. saturnus, alchemical term for lead]

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sat·urn·ism 'sat-ər-.niz-əm n LEAD POISONING

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sat·ur·nism (satґər-niz-əm) [L. saturnus lead] lead poisoning.

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  • Saturnism — Sat ur*nism, n. (Med.) Plumbism. Quain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saturnism — [sat′ər niz΄əm] n. [see SATURNINE] chronic lead poisoning …   English World dictionary

  • saturnism — noun Etymology: saturn lead Date: circa 1855 lead poisoning …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • saturnism — /sat euhr niz euhm/, n. Pathol. See lead poisoning (def. 1b). [1850 55; < ML Saturn(us) lead + ISM; in alchemy the planet was thought to have leadlike properties] * * * …   Universalium

  • saturnism — noun lead poisoning …   Wiktionary

  • Saturnism — Отравление свинцом …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • saturnísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

  • saturnism — n. (Medicine) lead poisoning, condition resulting from the absorption of lead into the body (causes anemia, muscle weakness, and nausea) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saturnism — noun archaic lead poisoning. Derivatives saturnic adjective Origin C19: from Saturn in the obs. alchemical sense lead + ism …   English new terms dictionary

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