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