Definition of Botulinus

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

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



Definition of Botulinus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Botulinus

botty burp
botty burps
botuliform
botulin
botulinal
botulinic
botulinogenic
botulins
botulinum
botulinum antitoxin
botulinum toxin
botulinum toxin A
botulinum toxin type a
botulinum toxins
botulinums
botulinus (current term)
botulinus toxin
botulinuses
botulism
botulism antitoxin
botulism toxin
botulismotoxin
botulisms
botulogenic
boubas
boubou
boubous
bouche
bouche de tapir
bouchee

Literary usage of Botulinus

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1. A Text-book of General Bacteriology by Edwin Oakes Jordan (1918)
"A valuable study of B. welchii with reference to classification and to its relation with diarrhea has been made by Simonds.f BACILLUS botulinus The ..."

2. Microbiology: A Text-book of Microörganisms, General and Applied by Charles E. Marshall (1921)
"Some of these poisons, as for example the toxin of B. botulinus, are rendered ... In those instances of poisoning due to the presence of B. botulinus the ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"BACILLUS botulinus POISONING: WITH A REPORT OF SEVEN CASES, FOUR OF WHICH PROVED FATAL. ... in 1895, identified and isolated the Bacillus botulinus. ..."

4. The Microbiology and Microanalysis of Foods by Albert Schneider (1920)
"Recently much has been said and written about botulism, or poisoning from foods which contain the Bacillus botulinus, or which contain the toxins formed by ..."

5. A Practical Text-book of Infection, Immunity, and Specific Therapy: With by John Albert Kolmer (1915)
"... botulinus ANTITOXIN The nature of the botulinus poison has previously been described. Wassermann has recently immunized horses against this toxin, ..."

6. Principles of Immunology by Howard Thomas Karsner, Enrique Eduardo Ecker (1921)
"botulinus Toxin and Antitoxin.—Bacillus botulinus produces a toxic body leading to symptoms often called " ptomaine poisoning. ..."

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