Definition of bromism in English:

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bromism

Pronunciation: /ˈbrəʊmɪz(ə)m/

noun

[mass noun] dated
A condition of dullness and weakness due to excessive intake of bromide sedatives.
Example sentences
  • 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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