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Pronunciation: thal'o-tok'si-ko'sis

Definition: Poisoning by thallium; marked by stomatitis, gastroenteritis, peripheral and retrobulbar neuritis, endocrine disorders, and alopecia.

[thallium + G. toxikon, poison, + -osis, condition]

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