Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ergotism
IPA transcription: ['ɝɡət,ɪzəm]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ergotism
    Meaning: 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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