botulinus

Definitions

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

In literature:

Botulinus, harmful, appears rarely.
"Every Step in Canning" by Grace Viall Gray
Guinea-pigs and mice are very susceptible to infection by B. botulinus by this method; rabbits less so.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
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