Meaning of lead poisoning
Pronunciation: (led), [key]
- a toxic condition produced by ingestion, inhalation, or skin absorption of lead or lead compounds, resulting in various dose-related symptoms including anemia, nausea, muscle weakness, confusion, blindness, and coma.
- Also calledplumbism,saturnism.this condition occurring in adults whose work involves contact with lead products.
- death or injury inflicted by a bullet or shot.
- lead poisoning (Thesaurus)