aspergillin


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aspergillin

[‚as·pər′jil·ən]
(mycology)
A black pigment found in spores of some molds of the genus Aspergillus.
A broad-spectrum antibacterial antibiotic produced by the molds Aspergillus flavus and A. fumigatus.
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