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botulin

[′bäch·ə·lən]
(microbiology)
The neurogenic toxin which is produced by Clostridium botulinum and C. parabotulinum and causes botulism. Also known as botulinus toxin.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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