botulinus toxin

n.

Any of several potent neurotoxins produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and resistant to proteolytic digestion.botulin

Nearby words

  1. botts dots,
  2. botulin,
  3. botulinum,
  4. botulinum toxin,
  5. botulinus,
  6. botulism,
  7. botulism antitoxin,
  8. botvinnik,
  9. bouaké,
  10. bouar


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