Toxic substance of fungal origin, e.g. aflatoxin.

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  • mycotoxin — [mī′kō täks΄in, mī′kətäks΄in] n. a toxin produced by a fungus …   English World dictionary

  • Mycotoxin — A mycotoxin (from Greek μύκης (mykes, mukos) “fungus” and Latin (toxicum) “poison”)[1][2] is a toxic secondary metabolite produced by organisms of the fungus kingdom, commonly known as molds.[3][4] The term ‘mycotoxin’ is usually reserved for the …   Wikipedia

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  • mycotoxin — mikotoksinai statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Kai kurių grybų gaminamos nuodingos medžiagos. atitikmenys: angl. mycotoxin vok. Mykotoxin, n rus. микотоксины …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • mycotoxin — noun Date: 1962 a toxic substance produced by a fungus and especially a mold …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mycotoxin — n. [Gr. mykes, fungus; toxikon, poison] A low molecular weight metabolite of fungi which is poisonous to animals …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • mycotoxin — /muy koh tok sin/, n. Pathol. a toxin produced by a fungus. [1960 65; MYCO + TOXIN] * * * Toxin produced by a fungus. Numerous and varied, mycotoxins can cause hallucinations, skin inflammation, liver damage, hemorrhages, miscarriage, convulsions …   Universalium

  • mycotoxin — noun any substance, produced by a mold or fungus, that is injurious to vertebrates upon ingestion, inhalation or skin contact …   Wiktionary

  • mycotoxin — Toxic compound produced by certain fungi; some are used for medicinal purposes; e.g., muscarine, psilocybin. * * * my·co·tox·in täk sən n a poisonous substance produced by a fungus and esp. a mold see AFLATOXIN …   Medical dictionary

  • mycotoxin — noun any toxic substance produced by a fungus …   English new terms dictionary

  • mycotoxin — my·co·toxin …   English syllables

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