curariform

[ ku-rärə-fôrm′, kyu- ]

adj.

Having a biochemical action like that of curare.
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Examples from the Web for curariform

  • In executions, that drug is pancuronium bromide, a type of curariform, or neuromuscular-blocking agent.

    Executed Like a Dog|Ben Crair|November 13, 2010|DAILY BEAST