ustilaginism

noun
us·​ti·​lag·​i·​nism | \ ˌəs-tə-ˈlaj-ə-ˌniz-əm How to pronounce ustilaginism (audio) \

Medical Definition of ustilaginism

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

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“Ustilaginism.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ustilaginism. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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