mycotoxin

[ mahy-koh-tok-sin ]
/ ˌmaɪ koʊˈtɒk sɪn /

noun Pathology.

a toxin produced by a fungus.

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Origin of mycotoxin

First recorded in 1960–65; myco- + toxin
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British Dictionary definitions for mycotoxin

mycotoxin
/ (ˌmaɪkəˈtɒksɪn) /

noun

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 warfareSee also aflatoxin, yellow rain

Derived forms of mycotoxin

mycotoxology, noun
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Medical definitions for mycotoxin

mycotoxin
[ mī′kō-tŏksĭn ]

n.

A toxin produced by a fungus.
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