Synonyms

1. botulinum

noun. anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism.

Synonyms

  • botulinus
  • true bacteria
  • genus Clostridium
  • eubacterium
  • eubacteria

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Words that Rhyme with Botulinum Toxin

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  • wilcoxon
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  • broxson
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  • dockson
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  • boksen
  • oxen

Example sentences of the word botulinum-toxin


1. Noun Phrase
Food-borne botulism results from eating improperly preserved foods that contain the botulinum toxin.

2. Noun Phrase
Western medical treatments include surgery, botulinum toxin injections and medications to relax muscles.

3.
Noun Phrase
When used as a therapeutic agent,
botulinum toxin is known by its trade name, Botox.

4.
Noun Phrase
Lessen forehead wrinkles with
botulinum toxin** therapy injections, known by trade names such as Botox and Dysport.

2. toxin

noun. ['ˈtɑːksən'] a poisonous substance produced during the metabolism and growth of certain microorganisms and some higher plant and animal species.

Synonyms

  • exotoxin
  • poison
  • hepatotoxin
  • poisonous substance
  • zootoxin
  • neurolysin
  • ricin toxin
  • nephrotoxin
  • bacterial toxin
  • endotoxin
  • neurotoxin
  • ricin
  • plant toxin
  • toxicant
  • animal toxin
  • phytotoxin

Antonyms

  • endotoxin
  • constructiveness
  • nontoxic

Etymology

  • toxicum (Latin)
  • τοξικόν (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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