botulinum vs botulinus what difference

what is difference between botulinum and botulinus

English

Etymology

From Latin botulus (sausage)

Noun

botulinum (uncountable)

  1. An anaerobic soil bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, that secretes the toxin botulin

Related terms

  • Botox
  • botulin
  • botulism

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /bo.tuˈliː.num/, [bɔt̪ʊˈlʲiːnʊ̃ˑ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /bo.tuˈli.num/, [bɔt̪uˈliːnum]

Adjective

botulīnum

  1. inflection of botulīnus:
    1. accusative singular masculine
    2. nominative/vocative/accusative singular neuter


Latin

Etymology

From botulus (sausage) +‎ -īnus (adjective-forming suffix).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /bo.tuˈliː.nus/, [bɔt̪ʊˈlʲiːnʊs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /bo.tuˈli.nus/, [bɔt̪uˈliːnus]

Adjective

botulīnus (feminine botulīna, neuter botulīnum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (New Latin) derived from sausage

Declension

First/second-declension adjective.

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