tobacco poisoning
poisoning by tobacco, usually taking the form of nicotine poisoning (q.v.). Called also tabagism and tobaccoism.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Tobacco — A South American herb, formally known as Nicotiana tabacum, whose leaves contain 2 8% nicotine and serve as the source of smoking and smokeless tobacco. Nicotiana tabacum presents a huge health problem. Disease and premature death continue to be… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tobacco — For the plant genus, see Nicotiana. For the American electronic musician, see Tobacco (musician). Not to be confused with Tabacco. Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco advertising — Part of a series on Tobacco …   Wikipedia

  • Tobacco packaging warning messages — Smoking warning on the back of a cigarette pack, in Australia Tobacco packaging warning messages are health warning messages that appear on the packaging of cigarettes and other tobacco products. They have been implemented in an effort to enhance …   Wikipedia

  • Anti-tobacco movement in Nazi Germany — [ Nazi Germany initiated a strong anti tobacco movement] and several of them openly criticized tobacco consumption. Research on smoking and its effects on health thrived under Nazi rulecitation|last=Proctor|first=Robert N.|title=Nazi Medicine and …   Wikipedia

  • nicotine poisoning — poisoning by ingestion of excessive amounts of nicotine, such as in children who eat cigarettes, workers who handle wet tobacco leaves, or persons who overuse nicotine gums or patches. Symptoms include stimulation followed by depression of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Nicotine poisoning — Classification and external resources Nicotine ICD 10 F …   Wikipedia

  • Green Tobacco Sickness — (GTS) is a type of nicotine poisoning caused by the dermal absorption of nicotine from the surface of wet tobacco plants. Tobacco harvesters, whose clothing becomes saturated from tobacco wet with rain or morning dew, are at high risk of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cadmium poisoning — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Cadmium poisoning ICD10 = ICD10|T|56|3|t|51 ICD9 = ICD9|985.5 Cadmium has no constructive purpose in the human body. It, and its compounds, are extremely toxic even in low concentrations, and will bioaccumulate in… …   Wikipedia

  • Lead poisoning — Classification and external resources An X ray demonstrating the characteristic finding of lead poisoning, dense metaphyseal lines. ICD 10 T …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”