• Definition for "botulinum toxin"
    • a neurotoxic protein made by the bacterium Clostridium…
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botulinum toxin definition

  • noun:
    • a neurotoxic protein made by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum
    • any one of a number of neurotoxins which are from the anaerobic bacterium Clostridium botulinum; causes muscle tissue paralysis
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