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(bŏch′ə-lī′nəm) also


An anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium (Clostridium botulinum) that secretes botulin and inhabits soils.

bot′u·li′nal adj.
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With botulinus toxin used as a major ingredient, the drug, called Botox, would work to relax two major muscles in the forehead by blocking nerve impulses that trigger wrinkle-causing muscle contractions, the California company said.
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