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Definition of the noun botulinus

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noun - plural: botulinuses

  1. anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism

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Google previewMedical Council (1918)

botulinus is an obligative, anaerobic, spore- bearer requiring darkness and moisture for growth; it is not pathogenic and does not develop in the body. The spores resist 185 degrees F. for thirty minutes. Its natural habitat has not been ...

Google previewModern Veterinary Practice (1922)

The Bacillus botulinus is the primary etiological factor and the toxin formed by the organism is the immediate cause of the disease. The intensity of the disease depends upon the amount of the toxiu and the resistance of the individual.

Google previewYear Book (1918)

by Illinois Farmers' Institute. Dept. of Household Science

The bacillus botulinus is an aerobic organism, that is, it grows in the absence of air. It grows rapidly at 20 to 25 degrees centigrade, but only sparingly at 37 degrees centigrade, and there is no conclusive evidence that it produces its toxin to ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell & Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

See Botox, botulinus toxins C2 and C3, synaptobrevin, tetanus toxin. botulinus toxin C2 An AB toxin with binding subunit (721aa) and an enzymatic subunit ( 5431aa) that ADP-ribosylates monomeric G-actin and blocks the formation of ...

Google previewThe Nutrition and Health Dictionary (1995)

by Percy Russell, Anita Williams

botulinus poisoning 61 bone. Living tissue containing blood vessels and nerves within the hard bone structure. The living cells that form bones are osteocytes. Bone cells can select calcium and other minerals from blood and tissue fluid and ...

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

Poisoning from sausage or other meat, thought to be produced by the Bacillus botulinus. [Lat., botulus, sausage.] botullsmotox'ln. A soluble toxin produced in meat and sausages by Bacillus botulinus. Bouchardet's reagent (boo-shar-das').

Google previewThe American Heritage Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage

that secretes botulinus toxin and inhabits soils. botsu-lienus toxin (böch'o-li'nos) n. Any of several potent neurotoxins produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and resistant ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1920)

by Casey Albert Wood

The Lancet promptly labeled it “botulism" poisoning, probably due to the bacillus botulinus. Seven additional cases were also reported from London, as “toxic hnlbar paralysis, possibly botulism ;" while Buzzard reporting another case TOXIG ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

botulinus, tetanus, or diphtheria. botulinal a., botulinum ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

Botulinus ToxiN is one of the most potent poisons known. bowel (anatomy) An alternative term for INTESTINE.

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

botulinus B. of Bovet B. brassicae (Pommer) B. brevis (Mori) B. bronchicanis B. broochitidts putridse ( Lumnitzer) .

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