stachybotryotoxicosis

noun

stachy·​bot·​ryo·​tox·​i·​co·​sis ˌstak-i-ˌbä-trē-ō-ˌtäk-sə-ˈkō-səs How to pronounce stachybotryotoxicosis (audio)
plural stachybotryotoxicoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce stachybotryotoxicosis (audio)
: a serious and sometimes fatal intoxication chiefly affecting domestic animals (as horses) that is due to ingestion of a toxic substance produced by a mold (Stachybotrys chartarum)

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“Stachybotryotoxicosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/stachybotryotoxicosis. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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