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och•ra•tox•in



Pronunciation: (ō"kru-tok'sin), [key]
n.
a toxin produced by Aspergillus ochraceus and several other molds that commonly contaminate cereal grains: causes intestinal inflammation and kidney and liver degeneration when ingested by animals.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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