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lead' poi"soning



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1. Pathol.
a. a toxic condition produced by ingestion, inhalation, or skin absorption of lead or lead compounds, resulting in various dose-related symptoms including anemia, nausea, muscle weakness, confusion, blindness, and coma.
b. Also called plumbism, saturnism. this condition occurring in adults whose work involves contact with lead products.
2. Slang.death or injury inflicted by a bullet or shot.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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