botulism definition

  • noun:
    • A severe, sometimes fatal food poisoning due to ingestion of food containing botulin and described as sickness, vomiting, disturbed vision, muscular weakness, and tiredness.
    • Poisoning due to the toxin from Clostridium botulinum, a form of anaerobic germs that expands in improperly-prepared meals.
    • Poisoning with ptoma├»nes of decomposing beef, specifically potted animal meat or sausage, referable to a toxin produced by the Bacillus botulinus. In addition botulismus.
    • meals poisoning from ingesting botulin; maybe not infectious; impacts the CNS; are fatal or even treated quickly

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