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Medical Term:

satratoxin

Pronunciation: sat'trah-toks'in

Definition: A highly cytotoxic macrocyclic trichothecene that suppresses the immune system and is thought to be responsible for stachybotrytoxicosis in animals.

See Also: trichothecenes

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