Definition of botulin in English:

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botulin

Pronunciation: /ˈbɒtjʊlɪn/

noun

[mass noun]
The bacterial toxin involved in botulism.
Example sentences
  • They also suggest that the drug could be mass-produced and stockpiled as a deterrent to the use of botulism toxin, or botulin, as a weapon.
  • In Japan, the use of hyaluronic acid and botulin toxin is not officially permitted for plastic surgery, but the health ministry allows doctors to decide whether they can be used or not.
  • Workers have unearthed buried bombs they say are loaded with anthrax, aflatoxin and botulin toxin, and inspectors are analysing the contents.

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