trichothecene
noun Etymology: New Latin Trichothecium (from trich- + -thecium) + English -ene Date: 1971 any of several mycotoxins that are produced by various fungi (as genera Fusarium and Trichothecium) and that include some contaminants of livestock feed and some held to be found in yellow rain

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  • Trichothecene —   [griechisch], Singular Trichothecen das, s, Mykotoxine (Pilzgifte), die besonders von Arten der als Parasiten auf Mais und Weizen auftretenden Pilzgattung Fusarium (v. a. Fusarium miniliforme), nach neueren Angaben jedoch auch von anderen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • trichothecene — [trik΄ə thē′sēn΄] n. any of a group of toxins that cause vomiting, coma, etc., produced by various fungi and sometimes found in rotting food, esp. potatoes: thought to have been used as a biological weapon …   English World dictionary

  • Trichothecene — Chemische Struktur von Trichothecenen Trichothecene sind eine sehr große Familie von chemisch verwandten Mykotoxinen, die von verschiedenen Arten von Pilzen, unter anderem aus den Gattungen Fusarium, Myrothecium, Trichoderma, Trichothecium,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Trichothecene — Trichothecenes are a very large family of chemically related mycotoxins produced by various species of Fusarium, Myrothecium, Trichoderma, Trichothecium, Cephalosporium, Verticimonosporium, and Stachybotrys. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Trichothécène — structure chimique des trichothécènes Les trichothécènes sont des mycotoxines sécrétées par certaines espèces de champignons du sol qui peuvent devenir des parasites de végétaux ; les Fusarium, Myrothecium, Trichoderma, Trichothecium,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • trichothecene — /truy keuh thee sin/, n. any of a group of toxins derived from various imperfect fungi, as of the genera Fusarium and Trichothecium. [1970 75; < NL Trichothec(ium) genus name (see TRICHO , THECIUM) + ENE] * * * …   Universalium

  • trichothecene — noun Any of many related mycotoxins produced by pathogenic fungi of the genus Fusarium …   Wiktionary

  • trichothecene — tricho·the·cene .trik ə thē .sēn, tri käth ə .sēn n any of several mycotoxins that are produced by various fungi (as of the genera Fusarium and Trichothecium) and that include some contaminants of livestock feed and some held to be found in… …   Medical dictionary

  • trichothecene — tricho·the·cene …   English syllables

  • trichothecene — tri•cho•the•cene [[t]ˌtraɪ kəˈθi sɪn[/t]] n. fng any of a group of toxins derived from various imperfect fungi, as of the genera Fusarium and Trichothecium[/ex] • Etymology: 1970–75; < NL Trichothec(ium) (tricho tricho +thecium< Gkthēkíon,… …   From formal English to slang

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