Definition of Ergotisms

1. Noun. (plural of ergotism) ¹



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Definition of Ergotisms

1. ergotism [n] - See also: ergotism

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ergotisms

ergot alkaloids
ergot poisoning
ergotamine
ergotamine derivatives
ergotamines
ergotaminine
ergotherapy
ergothioneine
ergotic
ergotin
ergotine
ergotise
ergotised
ergotises
ergotism
ergotisms (current term)
ergotize
ergotized
ergotizes
ergotoxine
ergotropic
ergotropism
ergots
ergs
erhu
erhua
erhus
eriach
eriachs
eric

Literary usage of Ergotisms

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1. The Adventure of Living: A Subjective Autobiography (1860-1922) by John St. Loe Strachey (1922)
"As Sir Thomas Browne said long ago, nations are not governed by ergotisms (or as we should say syllogisms) but by instinct and common sense. ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
""ergotisms HT ASPHYXIE LOCALE DES EXTREMITES" (Ergotism and Local Asphyxia of the Extremities). ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1898)
"Schiff believes that lumbar puncture should be employed in every case of meningitis and endocranial complication of otitis media. SPILLER. 205. "ergotisms ..."

4. Religio Medici: A Letter to a Friend, Christian Morals, Urn-burial, and by Sir Thomas Browne, James Thomas Fields (1862)
"States are not governed by ergotisms. Many have ruled well, who could not, perhaps, define a Commonwealth; and they who understand not the globe of the ..."

5. Michel de Montaigne by Edward Dowden (1905)
"The r reaction against the scholastic methods of the ) Middle Age, its ergotisms, its endless dialectic, and the reaction also against its ideals of almost ..."

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