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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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Their expert cosmetologist also advice care handling after treatment so customers won't damage the botoxed hair right away.
I get my forehead and around my eyes botoxed every six months and I love it.