arsenic poisoning

intoxication par l'arsenic, arsenicisme

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  • arsenic — n. /ahr seuh nik, ahrs nik/; adj. /ahr sen ik/, n. 1. a grayish white element having a metallic luster, vaporizing when heated, and forming poisonous compounds. Symbol: As; at. wt.: 74.92; at. no.: 33. 2. See arsenic trioxide. 3. a mineral, the… …   Universalium

  • arsenic — n. a poisonous greyish metallic element producing the symptoms of nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, cramps, convulsions, and coma when ingested in large doses. Drugs used as antidotes to arsenic poisoning include dimercaprol. Arsenic was formerly… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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