botulinum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n botulinum anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism
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Usage


In news:

Abstract Vocal fold injection with botulinum toxin type A (BTX-A) may be used as an adjunct treatment for habit cough in children.
Botulinum toxin-assisted endoscopic repair of traumatic vocal fold avulsion .
An outbreak of the deadly toxin Clostridium botulinum at a Utah prison last year was caused by a tainted batch of a prisoner-brewed alcoholic beverage called pruno, according to a report from the.
Botulinum Toxin and Depression.
For the past 16 years, injections of botulinum toxin have been used for the treatment of a variety of neuromuscular disorders without systemic intoxication.
Botulinum Toxin's Promise as Drug May Rival Its Potential as Weapon.
WHILE concern grows about the possible use of botulinum toxin for biological warfare, medical uses of this deadliest of poisons are expanding.
For decades the idea of using botulinum toxin medicinally seemed too wild.
Botulinum Toxin 's Promise as Drug May Rival Its Potential as Weapon.
The Food and Drug Administration here is warning consumers not to use certain jars of Earth Best Organic baby food due to the risk of contamination with Clostridium botulinum, a bacterium that can cause botulism .
Botulinum toxin Type A, best known by the trade name Botox, is used in cosmetic procedures and also to treat medical ailments such as muscle spasms and migraines.
Botulinum toxin, the anti-wrinkle treatment known as Botox, can also help women with urge incontinence reduce their leaking episodes, according to a new study.
Made from botulinum toxin—like Botox—but used for larger areas like neck and chin (lasts 3 to 6 months).
You might know it for smoothing wrinkles, but botulinum toxin type A is also Food and Drug Administration-approved to treat chronic migraines in adults.
(AP) — United Natural Foods Inc is recalling some stuffed olives and bean soup that may be contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, which can cause botulism — a serious and sometimes life-threatening condition.
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