- ar·se·nism (ahrґsə-niz″əm) chronic arsenic poisoning.
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arsenic poisoning — poisoning due to systemic exposure to inorganic pentavalent arsenic. Acute arsenic poisoning, which may result in shock and death, is marked by erythematous skin eruptions, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, muscular cramps, and swelling of the… … Medical dictionary