Botox

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Bo·​tox | \ ˈbō-ˌtäks How to pronounce Botox (audio) \

Definition of Botox

 (Entry 1 of 2)

used for a preparation of botulinum toxin

Botox

verb
variants: or botox
Botoxed or botoxed; Botoxing or botoxing

Definition of Botox (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to inject botulinum toxin into (part of the body and especially part of the face) especially for cosmetic purposes (as to minimize wrinkles) … has considered botoxing her forehead between her eyes.— Rebecca Mead And like thousands of other women who have been Botoxed and were pleased with the results, she's pursuing new and better ways of using a syringe to erase the other signs of aging on her face.— Unmesh Kher

First Known Use of Botox

Verb

1994, in the meaning defined above

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“Botox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Botox. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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Botox

trademark
Bo·​tox | \ ˈbō-ˌtäks \

Medical Definition of Botox

 (Entry 1 of 2)

used for a preparation of botulinum toxin type A

Medical Definition of Botox (Entry 2 of 2)

: to inject botulinum toxin into (part of the body and especially part of the face) usually for cosmetic purposes (as to minimize wrinkles) And like thousands of other women who have been Botoxed and were pleased with the results, she's pursuing new and better ways of using a syringe to erase the other signs of aging on her face.— Unmesh Kher, Time, 19 May 2003

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