edrophonium chloride

[ ĕd′rə-fōnē-əm ]

n.

A competitive antagonist of skeletal muscle relaxants, such as curare derivatives, used as an antidote for curariform drugs, as a diagnostic agent in myasthenia gravis, and in myasthenic crisis.

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Words nearby edrophonium chloride

Edo, Edom, Edomite, EDP, edrophonium, edrophonium chloride, eds., Edsel, Edsel Ford Range, EDT, EDTA
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