cantharidism


cantharidism
poisoning due to the excess use of cantharides

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  • cantharidism — can·thar·i·dism ə .diz əm n poisoning due to misuse of cantharides * * * can·thar·i·dism (kan tharґĭ diz əm) 1. a toxic reaction to the misuse of cantharides. 2. cantharidin poisoning …   Medical dictionary

  • cantharidism — can·thar·i·dism …   English syllables

  • cantharidism — ˌdizəm noun ( s) Etymology: cantharides + ism : poisoning due to misuse of cantharides …   Useful english dictionary

  • cantaridism — CANTARIDÍSM s.n. (med.) Intoxicaţie cu cantaridină. – Din engl. cantharidism. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  cantaridísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  CANTARIDÍSM s.n. (med …   Dicționar Român

  • cantharidin poisoning — poisoning of horses or ruminants by hay contaminated with blister beetles whose bodies contain cantharidin; signs include hyperemia or erosions of the oral and esophageal mucosa, frequent urination, and sometimes shock and death. Called also… …   Medical dictionary

  • κανθαριδισμός — ο ιατρ. οξεία δηλητηρίαση από λήψη υπερβολικής δόσεως κανθαριδίνης. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. cantharidism < cantharid (πρβλ. κανθαρίς, ίδ ος) + ism (πρβλ. ισμός)] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • cantharides —   pl. n. pl. medical preparation of dried Spanish flies, formerly used as a diuretic or aphrodisiac.    ♦ cantharidal, a.    ♦ cantharidate, v.t. treat with this.    ♦ cantharidean,    ♦ cantharidian, a. made of this.    ♦ cantharidism, n.… …   Dictionary of difficult words

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