Medical Dictionary

ustilaginism

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noun us·ti·lag·i·nism \ˌəs-tə-ˈlaj-ə-ˌniz-əm\

Medical Definition of ustilaginism

  1. :  a toxic condition caused by eating corn infested with a parasitic fungus of the genus Ustilago (U. maydis)


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