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[mahy-koh-tuh] /maɪˈkoʊ tə/

an alternative taxonomic name for the kingdom Fungi.


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  • Mycotic

    [mahy-kot-ik] /maɪˈkɒt ɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or caused by a fungus. mycotic my·cot·ic (mī-kŏt’ĭk) adj.

  • Mycotic aneurysm

    mycotic aneurysm n. An aneurysm caused by the growth of fungi within the vessel wall, usually following impaction of a septic embolus.

  • Mycotoxicosis

    [mahy-koh-tok-si-koh-sis] /ˌmaɪ koʊˌtɒk sɪˈkoʊ sɪs/ noun, plural mycotoxicoses [mahy-koh-tok-si-koh-seez] /ˌmaɪ koʊˌtɒk sɪˈkoʊ siz/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. poisoning resulting from exposure to fungal toxins. mycotoxicosis my·co·tox·i·co·sis (mī’kō-tŏk’sĭ-kō’sĭs) n. Poisoning caused by ingestion of a mycotoxin.

  • Mycotoxin

    [mahy-koh-tok-sin] /ˌmaɪ koʊˈtɒk sɪn/ noun, Pathology. 1. a produced by a fungus. /ˌmaɪkəˈtɒksɪn/ noun 1. any of various toxic substances produced by fungi some of which may affect food and others of which are alleged to have been used in warfare See also aflatoxin, yellow rain mycotoxin my·co·tox·in (mī’kō-tŏk’sĭn) n. A toxin produced by a […]

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