Botox

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of botulin +‎ toxin

Proper noun[edit]

Botox

  1. A toxic compound, (generic name botulinum toxin type A), produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum, that causes the paralysis of muscles, used in cosmetic surgery to conceal wrinkles and for muscle spasm relief and headache prevention.

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Verb[edit]

Botox ‎(third-person singular simple present Botoxes, present participle Botoxing, simple past and past participle Botoxed)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to inject Botox
    • 2015, Lisa Scottoline, ‎Francesca Serritella, Truly Funny Stories, Volume 2
      To be clear, I have no problem with anybody who Botoxes and fills.

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