Nicotinism



[nik-uh-tee-niz-uh m, -ti-, nik-uh-tee-niz-] /ˈnɪk ə tiˌnɪz əm, -tɪ-, ˌnɪk əˈti nɪz-/

noun
1.
a pathological condition caused by excessive use of tobacco, and characterized by depression of the central and autonomic nervous systems; poisoning.
/ˈnɪkətiːˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
(pathol) a toxic condition of the body or a bodily organ or part caused by nicotine

nicotinism nic·o·tin·ism (nĭk’ə-tē-nĭz’əm)
n.
Nicotine poisoning caused by excessive use of tobacco and characterized by depression of the central and autonomic nervous systems.

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