SYN: turpentine poisoning.

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ter·e·bin·thi·nism (ter″ə-binґthĭ-niz-əm) [L. terebinthina turpentine] poisoning with oil of turpentine; symptoms include hemoglobinemia, pulmonary edema, convulsions, and damage to nervous system and kidneys.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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