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Bo·tox

 (bō′tŏks′)
A trademark for a preparation of botulinum toxin, used to treat blepharospasms, strabismus, and muscle dystonias and to smooth facial wrinkles.

Botox

(ˈbəʊtɒks)
n
(Medicine) trademark a preparation of botulinum toxin used to treat muscle spasm and to remove wrinkles
[C20: from bot(ulinum) (t)ox(in)]
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Noun1.Botox - a neurotoxin (trade name Botox) that is used clinically in small quantities to treat strabismus and facial spasms and other neurological disorders characterized by abnormal muscle contractions; is also used by cosmetic surgeons to smooth frown lines temporarily
botulinum toxin - any of several neurotoxins that are produced by the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium botulinum; causes muscle paralysis
Translations

Botox®

[ˈbəʊtɒks] nBotox m
Botox injections → injections fpl de Botox

Botox®

nBotox® nt; she uses Botoxsie lässt sich Botox spritzen

botox

n. bótox, proteína purificada por la bacteria de botulismo clostridium que se emplea en aplicaciones cosméticas.
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United States-based Allergan is advancing its wrinkle treatment, Botox, to third phase after its phase II study indicated a partial benefit in treating patients with major depressive disorder, it was reported yesterday.
org/media/statistics) ASAPS ) revealed that nonsurgical cosmetic procedure usage was on the rise for millennials, and found that between 2011 and 2015, Botox treatments spiked 41 percent for those between the ages of 19 and 34.
The use of intra-detrusor Botox in patients with MG has not been reported and there is a paucity of evidence to support an absolute contraindication to its use in this population.
Botox, an organic toxin, has become the most popular weapon of transformation in the armoury of cosmetic surgery and the UAE is not lagging behind in its use.
Botox works by blocking nerve signals that tell muscles to contract.
But the big surprise came over the next 11 months, when afib recurred in 27 percent of placebo patients, but in none of the Botox patients.
8220;Our team carefully recommends that you go get yourself hair botox if you repeatedly use chemicals in our hair such as, perming, or hair strengthening; basically anything that can cause damage due to intensive chemical or abusive exposure,” says Sandy Giff, owner of Shallamar's.
Don't over do it, too much botox can leave you with a 'frozen' look and loss of movement.
Dr James Kimilu, who runs the clinic, said botox was becoming more common because patients are put off by the huge costs of full plastic surgery.
Advertising prescription-only medicines such as Botox to the public is prohibited under UK regulations.
In the hands of a good injector, Botox can create a natural look that makes you more refreshed.
Matthew Kircher of Loyola University Medical Center is giving patients Botox injections to treat facial nerve disorders that sometimes occur after Bell's palsy, including unwanted facial movements known as synkinesis.