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Definition of the noun botulinus
What does botulinus mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: botulinuses
- anaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonyms of botulinus: botulinum / Clostridium botulinum
- more generic terms: eubacteria / eubacterium / true bacteria = a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls
- member of: genus Clostridium = anaerobic or micro-aerophilic rod-shaped or spindle-shaped saprophytes
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Medical 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 ...
Modern 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 toxin and the resistance of the individual.
Year 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 ...
botulinus is a large bacillus (4-6 long by 0-9 to 1-2 /x wide) which sometimes forms short threads. It is slightly motile with four to eight flagella. Under suitable conditions, such as in an alkaline gelatine medium incubated at 20°-25° C., ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Donald Venes
TREATMENT: Botulinus toxin has been used to inhibit the spastic contractions of the affected muscles. SEE: botulinus toxin. tortipelvis (tortı ̆-pe ̆l vı ̆s) [ pelvis, basin] Muscular spasms that distort the spine and hip. SYN: dystonia musculum ...
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 ...
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').
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 ...
Encyclopaedia medica (1902)
by Chalmers Watson
and the onset of the symptoms, " the incubation period " ; when this is present the cause of the poisoning, according to Van Ermengen, is due to the presence of a special organism, Bacillus botulinus, this condition being known as Botu- tism.
a handy working guide in all matters connected with municipal and sanitary engineering and administration by William Henry Maxwell, John Thomas Brown
botulinus are sporulating organisms. Organisms deriving nourishment from living tissues are termed parasites in contradistinction to saprophytes ...
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) .
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
Cell illustrating swelling of nucleus and chromatolysis in acute toxaemia produced by poison of bacillus botulinus. w.
botulinus, tetanus, or diphtheria. botulinal a., botulinum ...
by Peter J. Gosling
Botulinus ToxiN is one of the most potent poisons known. bowel (anatomy) An alternative term for INTESTINE.
by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.
-Id AM 'badomri, -z, -In, -d botulinus BR ...
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