noun Pathology.

a toxin produced by a fungus.

Origin of mycotoxin

First recorded in 1960–65; myco- + toxin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for mycotoxin



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 Formsmycotoxology, noun
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mycotoxin in Medicine




A toxin produced by a fungus.
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