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mycotoxin

[mahy-koh-tok-sin] /ˌmaɪ koʊˈtɒk sɪn/
noun, Pathology
1.
a toxin produced by a fungus.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; myco- + toxin
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  • The impact of high levels of mycotoxin on producers varies from a discount in price to the requirement to destroy the grain.
British Dictionary definitions for mycotoxin

mycotoxin

/ˌmaɪkəˈtɒksɪn/
noun
1.
any of various toxic substances produced by fungi some of which may affect food and others of which are alleged to have been used in warfare See also aflatoxin, yellow rain
Derived Forms
mycotoxology, noun
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mycotoxin in Medicine

mycotoxin my·co·tox·in (mī'kō-tŏk'sĭn)
n.
A toxin produced by a fungus.

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