\ˈɜːɡətˌɪzəm], \ˈɜːɡətˌɪzəm], \ˈɜː_ɡ_ə_t_ˌɪ_z_ə_m]\
Definitions of ERGOTISM
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By William R. Warner
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
Poisoning by ergot. An affection produced by the use of spurred rye. At times, the symptoms are limited to vertigo, spasms, and convulsions. See Convulsio oerealis. Most commonly, there is torpor with numbness of the hands and feet, which waste away, lose sensation and the power of motion, and separate from the body by dry gangrene
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By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
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