1. botulism

noun. ['ˈbɑːtʃuːˌlɪzəm'] food poisoning from ingesting botulin; not infectious; affects the CNS; can be fatal if not treated promptly.


  • food poisoning

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Rhymes with Botulism

  • abolitionism
  • absenteeism
  • absolutism
  • activism
  • adventurism
  • adventurism
  • agrarianism
  • alcoholism
  • altruism
  • amateurism
  • americanism
  • anachronism
  • aneurism
  • anglo-catholicism
  • animism
  • antagonism
  • anthropomorphism
  • anti-catholicism
  • anti-catholicism
  • antidisestablishmentarianism

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.