[kyoo-rahr-ahyz, koo-, kyoo r-uh-rahyz, koo r-]
- to administer curare to, as in vivisection.
Also especially British, cu·ra·rise.
Origin of curarize
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- (tr) to paralyse or treat with curare
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- To poison with curare.
- To treat a person with curare so as to relax the skeletal muscles.
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