saturnism


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Synonyms for saturnism

toxic condition produced by the absorption of excessive lead into the system

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1) People have been suffering lead poisoning--sometimes called saturnism, plumbism, or colic--for thousands of years.
Evidence for the involvement of free radicals in the pathophysiology of saturnism is growing [12].