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ochratoxin

[oh-kruh-tok-sin] /ˌoʊ krəˈtɒk sɪn/
noun
1.
a toxin produced by Aspergillus ochraceus and several other molds that commonly contaminate cereal grains: causes intestinal inflammation and kidney and liver degeneration when ingested by animals.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75; < New Latin ochra(ceus) specific epithet of the mold, literally, like ocher (see ocher, -aceous) + toxin
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