botulinus toxin

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Noun1.botulinus toxin - potent bacterial toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum that causes botulism; can be used as a bioweapon
bioarm, biological weapon, bioweapon - any weapon usable in biological warfare; "they feared use of the smallpox virus as a bioweapon"
bacterial toxin - any endotoxin or exotoxin formed in or elaborated by bacterial cells
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A 58-years-old black woman was referred for surgical management of symptomatic esophageal achalasia after failed pneumatic dilatation and botulinus toxin injections.
With botulinus toxin used as a major ingredient, the drug, called Botox, would work to relax two major muscles in the forehead by blocking nerve impulses that trigger wrinkle-causing muscle contractions, the California company said.
This pounds 200 temporary facelift reduces wrinkles by injecting your frown lines with botulinus toxin, a deadly poison.