TITLE

mycotoxins

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1412
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "mycotoxins" is presented, which refers to substances produced by mold growing in food or animal feed and causing illness or death when ingested by humans or animals. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21236792

 

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