mycotoxicosis

[ mahy-koh-tok-si-koh-sis ]
/ ˌmaɪ koʊˌtɒk sɪˈkoʊ sɪs /

noun, plural my·co·tox·i·co·ses [mahy-koh-tok-si-koh-seez] /ˌmaɪ koʊˌtɒk sɪˈkoʊ siz/. Pathology.

poisoning resulting from exposure to fungal toxins.

Nearby words

  1. mycostat,
  2. mycostatin,
  3. mycota,
  4. mycotic,
  5. mycotic aneurysm,
  6. mycotoxin,
  7. mycotrophic,
  8. mycotrophy,
  9. mycovirus,
  10. mydriasis

Origin of mycotoxicosis

First recorded in 1948; myco- + toxicosis

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Medicine definitions for mycotoxicosis

mycotoxicosis

[ mī′kō-tŏk′sĭ-kōsĭs ]

n.

Poisoning caused by ingestion of a mycotoxin.

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