pseudocholinesterase deficiency

[ sōō′dō-kō′lə-nĕstə-rās′, -rāz′ ]

n.

An inheritable disorder manifested by exaggerated responses to drugs ordinarily hydrolyzed by serum pseudocholinesterase.

Nearby words

  1. pseudocarp,
  2. pseudocartilage,
  3. pseudocast,
  4. pseudocereal,
  5. pseudochancre,
  6. pseudochorea,
  7. pseudochromesthesia,
  8. pseudochromhidrosis,
  9. pseudocide,
  10. pseudocirrhosis


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