noun, plural bot·u·li·nus·es.
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Origin of botulinus
OTHER WORDS FROM botulinusbot·u·li·nal, adjective
Words nearby botulinus
Example sentences from the Web for botulinus
Guinea-pigs and mice are very susceptible to infection by B. botulinus by this method; rabbits less so.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
Next to nothing is known as to how widely B. botulinus is distributed.Food Poisoning|Edwin Oakes Jordan
So you see, there is nothing at all alarming about that frightful sounding word "botulinus."
The fear of getting botulinus bacteria from eating canned meat is just a "bug-a-boo."
This "flat-sour" is not harmful and must not be confused with "botulinus," which is harmful.