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vanillism

Pronunciation: va-nil'izm

Definition:

  1. Symptoms of irritation of the skin, nasal mucous membrane, and conjunctiva from which those who work with vanilla sometimes suffer.
  2. Infestation of the skin by sarcoptiform mites found in vanilla pods.
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