PTOMAINE POISONING

\tˈɒme͡ɪn pˈɔ͡ɪzənɪŋ], \tˈɒme‍ɪn pˈɔ‍ɪzənɪŋ], \t_ˈɒ_m_eɪ_n p_ˈɔɪ_z_ə_n_ɪ_ŋ]\

Definitions of PTOMAINE POISONING

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2006 - WordNet 3.0
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2011 - English Dictionary Database
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