Definition of Rye ergot

1. Noun. A sclerotium or hardened mass of mycelium.

Generic synonyms: Claviceps Purpurea, Ergot



Lexicographical Neighbors of Rye Ergot

ryal
ryals
ryanodine
ryanodine receptor calcium release channel
ryanodines
ryas
rybat
rybats
rydberg
rydberg constant
rydberg unit
ryders
rye
rye bread
rye breads
rye ergot (current term)
rye flake
rye flakes
rye smut
rye whiskey
rye whisky
ryebread
ryebreads
ryeflour
ryeflours
ryemeal
ryepeck

Literary usage of Rye ergot

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"OU of ergot forms about 35 per cent, of the ergot of rye. Ergot appears to have ... Ergot of Rye. Ergot is inflammable ; the fixed oil which it contains, ..."

2. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"The ergot of oats may be satisfactorily used instead of rye ergot under any and all circumstances. The ergot of the grass should be used only during ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1886)
"It is collected in June, July and August, is drier and more brittle and less hygroscopic than rye ergot, and therefore keeps well in dry places. ..."

4. Squibb's Atlas of the Official Drugs by William Mansfield, E.R. Squibb & Sons (1919)
"Spanish rye ergot is far superior to all other kinds, as the peculiar ... Squibb's Ergot preparations are made from this Spanish rye ergot exclusively. ..."

5. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1879)
"... corn ergot—the fluid extract of ustilago maidis ; will it produce, in full doses, these same tetanic contractions which the rye ergot frequently does? ..."

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