mycotoxin

[mahy-koh-tok-sin]
noun Pathology.
a toxin produced by a fungus.

Origin:
1960–65; myco- + toxin

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mycotoxin (ˌmaɪkəˈtɒksɪn)
 
n
aflatoxin See also yellow rain 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
 
mycotox'ology
 
n

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

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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.
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