Clostridium botulinum

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Noun1.Clostridium botulinum - anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Clostridium - anaerobic or micro-aerophilic rod-shaped or spindle-shaped saprophytes; nearly cosmopolitan in soil, animal intestines, and dung
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