[pat-yoo-lin, pach-oo-] /ˈpæt yʊ lɪn, ˈpætʃ ʊ-/

noun, Pharmacology.
a toxic antibiotic, C 7 H 6 O 4 , derived from various fungi, as Penicillium patulum and Aspergillus clavatus.

patulin pat·u·lin (pāch’ə-lĭn)
A toxic antibiotic that is derived from the metabolites of certain fungi, such as Aspergillus, Penicillium, and Gymnoascus, and has carcinogenic activity.


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