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Related to infant botulism: Clostridium botulinum
infant botulism[‚in·fənt ′bäch·ə‚liz·əm]
Botulism that involves ingestion of Clostridium botulinum spores with subsequent germination and toxin production in the gastrointestinal tract, found mostly in children aged 6 months or younger.
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