- ptomaine domain: 〔美军俚〕食堂。
- ptomaine poisoning: 食物中毒。
- ptomaine tillie: [Tommy] 〔美俚〕小酒馆的老板 ...
- Death was considered to be due to ptomaine poisoning , a certificate was given to that effect , and the victim was duly buried
- a term for food poisoning that is no longer in scientific use; food poisoning was once thought to be caused by ingesting ptomaines
- any of various amines (such as putrescine or cadaverine) formed by the action of putrefactive bacteria