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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Poisoning caused by mercury or a compound containing mercury.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Chronic mercury poisoning

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The syndrome produced by poisoning due to exposure to mercury, it fumes, or its compounds; mercury poisoning. Such exposure may occur in mining or smelting, or in using mercurial compounds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The pathological condition produced by the use of mercury.

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