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dantrolene

[ dan-truh-leen ]
/ ˈdæn trəˌlin /
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noun Pharmacology.
a toxic orange powder, C14H10N4O5, used to control muscle spasms, as in the treatment of local trauma, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, or other neurological disorders.
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Origin of dantrolene

dantrol-, contracted from letters of the chemical name + -ene
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