small, protruding, reflecting ceramic tiles used on some roads instead of painted lines to mark lanes.
the toxin formed by botulinus and causing botulism. noun a potent toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum in imperfectly preserved food, etc, causing botulism
a soil bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, that thrives and forms botulin under anaerobic conditions. Historical Examples Every Step in Canning Grace Viall Gray Every Step in Canning Grace Viall Gray noun (pl) -nuses an anaerobic bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, whose toxins (botulins) cause botulism: family Bacillaceae
a soil bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, that thrives and forms botulin under anaerobic conditions. Contemporary Examples How Bin Laden Escaped in 2001—The lessons of Tora Bora Yaniv Barzilai December 14, 2013 The Deadliest Botox Has Arrived Kent Sepkowitz October 17, 2013 My Illegal, Flammable, Fabulous Hair Treatment Laura Bennett July 9, 2009 noun (pl) -nuses an […]
noun a pharmaceutical formulation of botulin used in minute doses to treat various forms of muscle spasm and for the cosmetic removal of wrinkles See Botox botulinum toxin (bŏch’ə-lī’nəm) Any of several enzymes produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum that are extremely potent neurotoxins. Botulinum toxin interferes with the ability of neurons to release acetylcholine […]