noun. ['ˈbɑːtʃuːˌlɪzəm'] food poisoning from ingesting botulin; not infectious; affects the CNS; can be fatal if not treated promptly.
- food poisoning
Rhymes with Botulism
How do you pronounce botulism?
Pronounce botulism as ˈbɑʧuˌlɪzəm.
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Sentences with botulism
1. Noun, singular or mass
Infants younger than 1 year should not have honey due to the risk of infant botulism.
2. Verb, base form
Avoid honey in the first year; it can lead to botulism in infants.