botulism

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English[edit]

A photomicrograph of Clostridium botulinum bacteria.

Etymology[edit]

From German Botulismus, from Latin botulus (sausage), the first identified source of the disease, + -ism.

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botulism (usually uncountable, plural botulisms)

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  1. (pathology) Poisoning caused by the toxin from Clostridium botulinum, an anaerobic bacterium that grows in improperly prepared food.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French bothulisme

Noun[edit]

botulism n (uncountable)

  1. botulism

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