corn cockle poisoning

githagism.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • githagism — A disease similar to lathyrism, believed to be due to poisoning by seeds of the corn cockle, Lychnis githago. [L. gith, a plant, Roman coriander, + ago, to drive] * * * gith·a·gism (githґə jiz əm) poisoning from seeds of Agrostemma… …   Medical dictionary

  • Common Corncockle — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

  • Representative poisonous plants — ▪ Table Representative poisonous plants name and distribution toxic principle toxic effects and comments Plants poisonous to eat rosary pea, or jequirity bean (Abrus precatorius); tropical regions abrin (N methyltryptophan) and abric acid onset… …   Universalium

  • Agriculture and Food Supplies — ▪ 2007 Introduction Bird flu reached Europe and Africa, and concerns over BSE continued to disrupt trade in beef. An international vault for seeds was under construction on an Arctic island. Stocks of important food fish species were reported… …   Universalium


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