Definition of mycotoxin in English:

mycotoxin

Syllabification: my·co·tox·in
Pronunciation: /ˌmīkəˈtäksən
 
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noun

  • Any toxic substance produced by a fungus.
    More example sentences
    • Rarely, some molds produce toxic substances called mycotoxins.
    • The insect-resistance gene discourages the build up of mycotoxins, potentially dangerous toxins that are probable human carcinogens, in corn.
    • They produce lots of toxins, called mycotoxins, which can contaminate our food.

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