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Synonyms of ergotism

Noun


1. ergotism, poisoning, toxic condition, intoxication

usage: 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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