SYN: anilism.

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an·i·lin·ism 'an-əl-ə-.niz-əm n poisoning from fumes inhaled in the manufacture of aniline

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an·i·lin·ism (anґĭ-lin-iz-əm) a condition produced by exposure to aniline, and marked by methemoglobinemia and aplastic anemia, vertigo, muscular weakness, cyanosis, and digestive derangement.

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  • Anilinism — An i*lin*ism, n. [Aniline + ism.] (Med.) A disease due to inhaling the poisonous fumes present in the manufacture of aniline. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anilinism — an·i·lin·ism …   English syllables

  • anilinism — ˈanələˌnizəm noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary aniline + ism : poisoning from fumes inhaled in the manufacture of aniline …   Useful english dictionary

  • anilism — Chronic aniline poisoning characterized by gastric and cardiac weakness, vertigo, muscular depression, intermittent pulse, and cyanosis. SYN …   Medical dictionary

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  • aniline dye — n a dye made by the use of aniline or one chemically related to such a dye broadly a synthetic organic dye * * * a dye containing aniline; such dyes are an important cause of poisoning in the workplace (see anilinism) …   Medical dictionary

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