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  1. paraquat poisoningnoun

    poisoning caused by ingestion of paraquat; characterized by progressive damage to the esophagus and liver and kidneys


  1. paraquat poisoning

    Paraquat poisoning is a medical condition that occurs when a person is exposed to Paraquat, a highly toxic herbicide often used in agriculture. This exposure can occur through inhalation, skin contact, or ingestion, and can result in damage to the lungs, heart, kidneys, liver, and other organs. Symptoms may include immediate pain and swelling at the point of contact, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Severe cases can lead to respiratory failure, kidney failure, heart failure, or mortality if left untreated. Due to its high toxicity, paraquat is restricted in many countries.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of paraquat poisoning in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of paraquat poisoning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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