Meaning of ochratoxin

och•ra•tox•in

Pronunciation: (ō"kru-tok'sin), [key]
— n.
  1. a toxin produced by Aspergillus ochraceus and several other molds that commonly contaminate cereal grains: causes intestinal inflammation and kidney and liver degeneration when ingested by animals.
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