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Medical Term:

rubratoxin

Pronunciation: ru'bra-tok'sin

Definition: A mycotoxin produced by Penicillium rubrum and P. purpurogenum, which form readily on cereal grains; responsible for outbreaks of toxicosis in the U.S.

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