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== aflaxtoxin==

  • –nounany of various related mycotoxins produced by a species ofAspergillus, commonly A. flavus, found as a contaminant inmoldy grains and meals, as in rice and peanut meal, andsuspected of causing liver cancer in humans and other animals.Origin:

1960–65; A ( spergillus ) fla ( vus ) (species name; seeaspergillus, flavo-) + toxin