vomitoxin

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vomitoxin

(vom-i-toks'in),
Fungal toxin (mycotoxin) produced by Fusarium fungi found in grain.
Synonym(s): deoxynivalenol, DON

vomitoxin

a trichothecene mycotoxin which causes emesis in pigs eating contaminated grain. Thought to be the cause of food refusal syndrome. Called also deoxynivalenol.