Definition of Botulinum

1. Noun. Anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism.

Exact synonyms: Botulinus, Clostridium Botulinum
Generic synonyms: Eubacteria, Eubacterium, True Bacteria
Group relationships: Genus Clostridium



Definition of Botulinum

1. Noun. An anaerobic soil bacterium, ''Clostridium botulinum'', that secretes the toxin botulin ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Botulinum

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Botulinum

bottoms
bottoms up
bottomy
bottonium
bottony
botts
botty
botty burp
botty burps
botuliform
botulin
botulinal
botulinic
botulinogenic
botulins
botulinum (current term)
botulinum antitoxin
botulinum toxin
botulinum toxin A
botulinum toxin type a
botulinum toxins
botulinums
botulinus
botulinus toxin
botulinuses
botulism
botulism antitoxin
botulism toxin
botulismotoxin
botulisms

Literary usage of Botulinum

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1. Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: Final Report edited by Joyce C Laslof, John D Baldeschwieler, Marguerite Knox (1997)
"In cases where an individual survives exposure to anthrax or botulinum toxin ... Anthrax and botulinum Toxoid Vaccines Before US troops deployed to the Gulf ..."

2. Therapeutic Gazette (1921)
"action of the toxin of C. botulinum when the toxin and fat or oil are emulsified and injected subcutaneously into guinea-pigs. ..."

3. Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluationsedited by Barry Leonard edited by Barry Leonard (1999)
"NAME Generic Name TN=Trade Name LIST OF ORPHAN PRODUCTS DESIGNATIONS AND APPROVALS botulinum toxin type A TN= Botox botulinum toxin type A TN= Botox ..."

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