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A trademark for a preparation of botulinum toxin, used to treat blepharospasms, strabismus, and muscle dystonias and to smooth facial wrinkles.
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(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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|Noun||1.||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
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Botox®[ˈbəʊtɒks] n → Botox m
Botox injections → injections fpl de Botox
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n. bótox, proteína purificada por la bacteria de botulismo clostridium que se emplea en aplicaciones cosméticas.
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