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crotalaria poisoning

 

Definition: poisoning of humans and animals with alkaloids of the plants Senecio (ragwort), Crotalaria (rattlebox), and Heliotropium; produces a venoocclusive disease of the liver similar to Chiari disease.

Synonym(s): crotalism

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