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patulin

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noun pat·u·lin \ˈpach-ə-lən\

Medical Definition of patulin

  1. :  a very toxic colorless crystalline antibiotic C7H6O4 produced by several molds (as Aspergillus clavatus and Penicillium patulum)—called also clavacin, claviformin


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