Definition of mycotoxin in English:


Line breaks: myco|toxin
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪkə(ʊ)ˈtɒksɪn


  • Any toxic substance produced by a fungus.
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    • 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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