antimony poisoning

poisoning due to ingestion of antimony compounds, such as from industrial exposure; the symptoms are similar to those of acute arsenic poisoning, with vomiting a prominent symptom. Called also stibialism.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • antimony poisoning —       harmful effects upon body tissues and functions of ingesting or inhaling certain compounds of antimony. Such poisoning resembles arsenic poisoning.       Antimony poisoning has resulted from drinking acidic fruit juices containing antimony… …   Universalium

  • Antimony — This article is about the element. For the town, see Antimony, Utah. Not to be confused with Antinomy, a type of paradox. tin ← antimony → tellurium As ↑ Sb ↓ Bi …   Wikipedia

  • antimony pneumoconiosis — mild pneumoconiosis seen in workers with antimony and its compounds; excessive buildup of antimony in the body may result in antimony poisoning …   Medical dictionary

  • antimony — A metallic element, atomic no. 51, atomic wt. 121.757, valences 0, −3, +3, +5; used in alloys; toxic and irritating to the skin and mucous membranes. SYN: stibium. [G. anti + monos, not found alone] a. chloride SYN: a. trichloride. a. di …   Medical dictionary

  • heavy metal poisoning — poisoning by any of the heavy metals; common conditions include antimony poisoning, arsenic poisoning, cadmium poisoning, cobalt poisoning, lead poisoning, mercury poisoning, thallium poisoning, and zinc poisoning …   Medical dictionary

  • food poisoning — an acute gastrointestinal condition characterized by such symptoms as headache, fever, chills, abdominal and muscular pain, nausea, diarrhea, and prostration, caused by foods that are naturally toxic, as poisonous mushrooms, by vegetable foods… …   Universalium

  • Arsenic poisoning — Infobox Disease Name = Arsenic poisoning Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|T|57|0|t|51 ICD9 = ICD9|985.1 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = emerg eMedicineTopic = 42 MeshID = D020261 Arsenic poisoning kills by allosteric inhibition of …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Bravo — Born 1845 Died April 21, 1876(1876 04 21) (aged 31) Balham, London Charles Bravo (1845 – 21 April 1876) was a British lawyer who was fatally poisoned with antimony in 1876. The case is still sensational, notorious and unresolved. The case is …   Wikipedia

  • stibialism — Chronic antimonial poisoning. [L. stibium, antimony] * * * stib·i·al·ism (stibґe əl iz əm) [L. stibium antimony] antimony poisoning …   Medical dictionary

  • Thiabendazole — drugbox IUPAC name = 2 (1,3 Thiazol 4 yl) 1 H benzoimidazole width = 148 CAS number = 148 79 8 ATC prefix = D01 ATC suffix = AC06 ATC supplemental = ATC|P02|CA02 PubChem = 5430 DrugBank = APRD01252 smiles = [nH] 1c2ccccc2nc1c3cscn3 C=10 | H=7 | N …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.