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edrophonium

[ ed-ruh-foh-nee-uhm ]
/ ˌɛd rəˈfoʊ ni əm /
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noun Pharmacology.
a substance, C10H16BrNO, used to reverse certain muscle-relaxing agents, such as tubocurarine, in surgical procedures: also used in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis.
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Origin of edrophonium

Contraction of components of the chemical name

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