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Synonyms for botulin

potent bacterial toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum that causes botulism

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"The type of botulin toxin most commonly associated with avian botulism has not been reported to be associated with human disease and therefore the risk to human health is considered to be very low.
He also receives botulin toxin injections for muscular rigidity.
Botulin toxin was prescribed to 69.2% of patients with pelvic and perineal pain; viscosupplementation was prescribed to 68.4% of patients diagnosed with knee pain.
Sodium lactate causes to more reduction of anaerobic spore former bacteria than nitrite, inhibits botulin produced by Clostridium botulinum.
In the first stage, since people are lacking enough understanding about the plateau pika, they directly poisoned the plateau pike with botulin of models C and D.
Table-I: Effects of Botulin Toxin Injection (Observed within 48 hours) (n=17).
Esophageal perforation may occur in about 7% of the patients [9], but patients who have been previously treated with endoscopic dilation or botulin toxin may have higher perforation rates [6].
Botulin toxin Type A for neuromuscular correction of excessive gingival display on smiling.
It is a botulin toxin which is injected into the skin and prevents muscles contracting temporarily, to smooth out the skin.
Novel options for the pharmacological treatment of chronic anal fissure--role of botulin toxin.
We haven't found out the longterm effects of what putting botulin in our faces can do.
"The sickness cause has not yet ben clearly defined but the most likely culprit at the moment is one of the soil-bound botulin bugs, Clostridium botulinum type C and a vaccine is being formulated at the Animal Health Trust.