Botox
trademark — used for a preparation of botulinum toxin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Botox — ☆ Botox [bō′täks΄ ] 〚bo( tulinum) tox( in) < ModL botulinum, species name < botulinus, former species name < L botulus, sausage: see BOTULISM〛 trademark for a type of purified botulin neurotoxin used in medicine as a muscle relaxant and often… …   Universalium

  • Botox — a commercial name for botulinum toxin, and composed of elements from those words, approved in U.S. as a temporary cosmetic injection in 2002 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Botox — ☆ Botox [bō′täks΄ ] [bo( tulinum) tox( in) < ModL botulinum, species name < botulinus, former species name < L botulus, sausage: see BOTULISM] trademark for a type of purified botulin neurotoxin used in medicine as a muscle relaxant and… …   English World dictionary

  • Botox — Botulinumtoxin Serotyp A (Clostridium botulinum) Bändermodell nach …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Botox — A highly purified preparation of botulinum toxin A, a toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. Botox is for injection, in very small amounts, into specific muscles. It acts by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses to muscles… …   Medical dictionary

  • Botox — Botox1 trademark a substance that makes muscles relax, which can be injected into the skin around someone s eyes to make the lines disappear and the skin look younger and more attractive ▪ Botox injections for wrinkles Botox 2 Botox2 v [T usually …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Botox — Marca comercial para la toxina botulina tipo A, una droga producida por la bacteria Clostridium botulinum. Contiene la misma toxina que causa la intoxicación alimentaria severa (botulismo). Cuando el Botox es inyectado localmente, bloquea la… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Botox — [[t]bo͟ʊtɒks[/t]] N UNCOUNT: oft N n Botox is a substance that is injected into the face in order to make the skin look smoother. [TRADEMARK] ...Botox injections …   English dictionary

  • bótox — {{#}}{{LM B47158}}{{〓}} {{[}}bótox{{]}} ‹bó·tox› {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Fármaco que se emplea como producto cosmético para el tratamiento de las arrugas faciales. {{★}}{{\}}ETIMOLOGÍA:{{/}} Procede del nombre de la marca comercial Botox® …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • Botox — Toxine botulique toxine botulique Noms commerciaux : BOTOX® pdre p sol inj IM (Belgique, France, Suisse) (Allergan, Inc.) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Botox™ — noun Botox™ is used before these nouns: ↑injection …   Collocations dictionary

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