• Ergot
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj ergotic relating to or produced by ergot
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: LSD is made from lysergic acid, which is found in ergot, a type of fungus
    • a Ergotic Pertaining to, or derived from, ergot; as, ergotic acid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ergotic Pertaining to or derived from ergot.
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In literature:

After the fetlock has been shorn of hair and the ergot trimmed, the skin is thoroughly cleansed and allowed to dry.
"Lameness of the Horse" by John Victor Lacroix
It has also occurred in the fingers of patients who have taken ergot medicinally over long periods.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Ergot, in teaspoonful doses of the fluid extract, hamamelis, and gallic acid, all are valuable for this purpose.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
The vegetable substances frequently used as abortives are savin and ergot.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The patient should now be given one teaspoonful of the fluid extract of ergot, which should be repeated in an hour.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
Another will dose him with phosphorus, quinine, or ergot.
"Plain Facts for Old and Young" by John Harvey Kellogg
Cattle are particularly susceptible to Ergotism.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
The drugs commonly prescribed are: ergot, oil of erigeron, oil of turpentine, quinia, strychnia, iron, mineral acids, and gallic acid.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Ergot of the grasses will not always develop under these conditions, but perseverance may ultimately ensure success.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses" by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
When hay affected with ergot is fed to animals it is productive of a characteristic and serious affection or poisoning known as ergotism.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture