Definition of lead poisoning in English:

lead poisoning

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Acute or chronic poisoning due to the absorption of lead into the body. Also called plumbism.
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    • Other causes of encephalitis include influenza, listeriosis, brucellosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, whooping cough, rabies and lead poisoning.
    • The United States can ill-afford growing sites of endemic disease, lead poisoning, and mental illness.
    • Acknowledged as an occupational disease, lead poisoning is a disabling illness.

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