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trichothecenes

Pronunciation: trik-ko-the-senz

Definition: Mycotoxins of Fusarium tricinctum, F. sporotrichoides, F. poae, Trichothecium, and Stachybotrys species; the cause of alimentary toxic aleukia in farm animals and humans.

See Also: mycotoxin

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