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edrophonium

[ed-ruh-foh-nee-uh m]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. 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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