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Medical Term:

ustilaginism

Pronunciation: us'ti-laj'i-nizm

Definition

Poisoning by Ustilago maydis (corn smut), which produces burning, itching, hyperemia, acrocyanosis, and edema of the extremities; resembles ergotism, pellagra, or infantile acrocynia.

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