adjective see botulinum

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • botulinal — See botulinum. * * * …   Universalium

  • botulinal — bot·u·li·nal (boch″u liґnəl) 1. pertaining to Clostridium botulinum. 2. pertaining to botulinum toxin …   Medical dictionary

  • botulinal — bot·u·li·nal …   English syllables

  • botulinal — adjective of or relating to or produced by the botulinus (Freq. 1) • Pertains to noun: ↑botulinus • Derivationally related forms: ↑botulin * * * |bächə|līnəl adjective Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • botulinal antitoxin — botulinum antitoxin, botulinus antitoxin botulism a …   Medical dictionary

  • botulinal toxin — botulinum toxin, botulinus toxin an exotoxin produced by germinating spores and growing cells of Clostridium botulinum. The toxin binds to presynaptic terminals of the central nervous system and blocks the release of acetylcholine, leading to… …   Medical dictionary

  • botulinus — botulinal, adj. /boch euh luy neuhs/, n., pl. botulinuses. a soil bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, that thrives and forms botulin under anaerobic conditions. Also, botulinum /boch euh luy neuhm/. [1895 1900; < NL: the former specific name, equiv …   Universalium

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  • botulinum — also botulinus noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin botulus sausage Date: 1902 a spore forming bacterium (Clostridium botulinum) that secretes botulinum toxin • botulinal adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Botulinum toxin — Clinical data Pregnancy cat.  ? Legal status  ? (US) Rout …   Wikipedia

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