fish poisoning

fish poisoning
noun
1. : acute illness resulting from the consumption of fish:
a. : illness due to eating fish that normally contain neurotoxins in their flesh
b. : illness due to eating stale fish:
(1) : a histamine intoxication
(2) : a bacterial food poisoning

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