ganglionic blockade

n.

Inhibition of nerve impulse transmission at autonomic ganglionic synapses by drugs such as nicotine or hexamethonium.

Nearby words

  1. geographic south,
  2. geographical,
  3. geographical determinism,
  4. geographical mile,
  5. geographical tongue,
  6. geohydrology,
  7. geoid,
  8. geoisotherm,
  9. geol.,
  10. geolocation


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