Definition of food poisoning in English:

food poisoning

Syllabification: food poi·son·ing

noun

  • Illness caused by bacteria or other toxins in food, typically with vomiting and diarrhea.
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    • Gastroenteritis may be caused by food poisoning, or by infection with a bacteria or virus.
    • Most food poisoning is caused by bacteria that multiply rapidly.
    • Some types of normal intestinal bacteria can cause food poisoning.

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