ptomaine poisoning

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Synonyms for ptomaine poisoning

a term for food poisoning that is no longer in scientific use

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Being in town, I warily went along to the Colorado Ballet's production of The Nutcracker, a ballet I normally prefer only slightly to ptomaine poisoning.
In the ensuing weeks, we listened to talks about escaping from quicksand, ptomaine poisoning, tennis elbow, and encounters with a sasquatch.
The ER is full of people who fell victim to ptomaine poisoning at Dots Expensive Restaurant, the only one on the island.