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carbon disulfide (CS2) poisoning

 

Definition: acute or chronic intoxication by CS2; an industrial disease encountered among rubber workers and makers of artificial silk (rayon) by the viscose process; characterized by insomnia, listlessness, and irritability, followed by paralyses, impaired vision, peptic ulcer, and psychoses.

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