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bot·u·li·num

 (bŏch′ə-lī′nəm) also bot·u·li·nus (-nəs)
n.
An anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium (Clostridium botulinum) that secretes botulin and inhabits soils.

[New Latin botulīnum, specific epithet, from Latin botulus, sausage.]

bot′u·li′nal adj.
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botulinal

(ˌbɒtjʊˈlaɪnəl)
adj
of or relating to the bacterium Clostridium botulinum
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Adj.1.botulinal - of or relating to or produced by the botulinus
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