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botulinum toxin


Medical Definition of BOTULINUM TOXIN

:  a very powerful bacterial neurotoxin that acts primarily on the parasympathetic nervous system, is produced by botulinum, blocks release of acetylcholine at the neuromuscular junction, and causes botulism—often used with one of the letters A to G to designate one of seven distinct types; called also botulin


botulinum toxin also botulinus toxin
July 28, 2015
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