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Medical Term:

barbiturism

Pronunciation: bar-bi′chūr-izm

Definition: Chronic poisoning by any of the derivatives of barbituric acid; symptoms, which are indistinct, include cutaneous eruption accompanied by chills, fever, and headache.

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