any of various related mycotoxins produced by a species of Aspergillus, commonly A. flavus, found as a contaminant in moldy grains and meals, as in rice and peanut meal, and suspected of causing liver cancer in humans and other animals.
a toxin produced by the fungus Aspergillus flavus growing on peanuts, maize, etc, causing liver disease (esp cancer) in man
aflatoxin af·la·tox·in (āf’lə-tŏk’sĭn)
Any of a group of toxic compounds produced by certain molds, especially Aspergillus flavus, that contaminate stored food supplies such as animal feed and peanuts.
aflatoxicosis aflatoxicosis af·la·tox·i·co·sis (āf’lə-tŏk’sĭ-kō’sĭs) n. Poisoning caused by the consumption of substances or foods contaminated with aflatoxin.
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