- a soil bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, that thrives and forms botulin under anaerobic conditions.
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- an anaerobic bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, whose toxins (botulins) cause botulism: family Bacillaceae
Word Origin for botulinus
- An anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium (Clostridium botulinum) that secretes botulin and inhabits soils.