from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A convulsive disease, resembling ergotism, believed to be due to the eating of the seeds of the wild radish (Raphanus Raphanistrum).
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Poisoningby ingestion of seeds of the wild radish, Raphanus raphanistrum.
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Raphanus + -ia
Whereas the pains of the raphania, or painful convulsion, commence with coldness of the part, or of the extremities.