Definition of bromism in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbrəʊmɪz(ə)m


[mass noun] dated
  • A condition of dullness and weakness due to excessive intake of bromide sedatives.
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    • It is unclear how much bromide must be absorbed before symptoms of bromism become apparent.
    • Luckily, the diagnosis of bromism and six hours of hemodialysis brought him around.
    • The more strongly marked this sign in the iris the more symptoms of chronic bromism will be exhibited by the patient.

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