botulinum toxin

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botulinum toxin

(ˌbɒtjʊˈlaɪnəm)
n
(Medicine) a pharmaceutical formulation of botulin used in minute doses to treat various forms of muscle spasm and for the cosmetic removal of wrinkles. See Botox
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Noun1.botulinum toxin - any of several neurotoxins that are produced by the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium botulinum; causes muscle paralysis
Botox, botulinum toxin A - 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
neurolysin, neurotoxin - any toxin that affects neural tissues
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botulinum toxin

n toxina botulínica
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