botulinum toxin type A


variants or botulinum toxin A
: a dilute solution of purified botulinum toxin that is used by injection for medical and cosmetic purposes (as to treat blepharospasm and spasmodic torticollis and to minimize wrinkles)

Note: Botulinum toxin type A is marketed under the trademark Botox.

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“Botulinum toxin type A.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

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