botulinum toxin type A

botulinum toxin type A
botulinum toxin type A n a purified botulinum toxin of high molecular weight that is used by injection esp. to treat strabismus, blepharospasm, spasmodic torticollis, and severe axillary hyperhidrosis and in cosmetic dermatology and plastic surgery to minimize wrinkles see botox

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