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Poisoning caused by consuming ergot-infected grain or grain products, or from excessive use of drugs containing ergot.
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(Pathology) ergot poisoning, producing either burning pains and eventually gangrene in the limbs or itching skin and convulsions. Also called: Saint Anthony's fire
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
er•got•ism(ˈɜr gəˌtɪz əm)
poisoning from excessive medication with ergot or from eating grain contaminated with ergot fungus.
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a condition caused by eating rye or some other grain infected with ergot fungus or by an overdose of an ergot medicinal agent.See also: Poison
the practice or habit of quibbling and wrangling; sophistical reasoning. — ergotize, v.See also: Argumentation
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|Noun||1.||ergotism - poisoning by ingestion of ergot-infected grain products; characterized by thirst and diarrhea and nausea and cramping and vomiting and abnormal cardiac rhythms; in severe cases it can cause seizures and gangrene of the limbs|
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ergotism[ˈɜːgətɪzəm] N → ergotismo m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (Med) → Mutterkornvergiftung f, → Ergotismus m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
n. ergotismo, intoxicación crónica producida por el uso excesivo de alcaloides del cornezuelo de centeno.
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