aflatoxin

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Etymology[edit]

From (A)spergillus (fla)vus + toxin.

Noun[edit]

aflatoxin (plural aflatoxins)

  1. (toxicology) Any of a family of mycotoxins, produces by molds of the Aspergillus genus, that can be toxic, carcinogenic, mutagenic or teratogenic; typically found as contaminants of animal food or peanuts.

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