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relaxant

[ ri-lak-suhnt ]
/ rɪˈlæk sənt /
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adjective
of, relating to, or causing a relaxation.
noun
Pharmacology. a drug that relaxes, especially one that lessens strain in muscle.
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Origin of relaxant

1765–75; <Latin relaxant- (stem of relaxāns), present participle of relaxāre.See relax, -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for relaxant

relaxant
/ (rɪˈlæksənt) /

noun
med a drug or agent that relaxes, esp one that relaxes tense muscles
adjective
of, relating to, or tending to produce relaxation
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