Origin of Botoxfrom bo(tulinum) tox(in): see botulinum (toxin)
The definition of botox is an injected botulin neurotoxin muscle relaxer and is sometimes used to treat spasms, tics and wrinkles.
The way many celebrity faces from ten years ago now look much younger is an example of botox.
a type of purified botulin neurotoxin used in medicine as a muscle relaxant and often injected into facial muscles for cosmetic purposes, as to smooth wrinkles
A trademark for a preparation of botulinum toxin, used to treat blepharospasms, strabismus, and muscle dystonias and to smooth facial wrinkles.
- Alternative capitalization of Botox.
- Botox (Botulinum toxin) injections can temporarily control the eye movements, but because of side effects such as double vision and ptosis or drooping of the eyelid, and because it is not a permanent solution, Botox is not used often.
- Unless you've been living in a cave the last 10 years, you probably already know that Botox is a therapeutic agent derived from the bacterium Clostridium Botulinum, which in certain strains is botulism, a dangerous paralytic illness.
- Williams then struck back, stating that Omarosa should look into getting some Botox for her wrinkles and that "Omarosa wished she had my career…," adding that she was a "…delusional, D-List, pathetic woman."
- We offer a comprehensive array of both surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures, ranging from facelifts, breast augmentations and tummy tucks to chemical peels, Botox and laser treatments.
- In 2004, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of botulinum toxin (Botox) for treatment of axillary (underarm) hyperhidrosis that resists treatment with topical drugs.