[ tōō′bō-kyu-rä′rēn′, -rĭn ]
An alkaloid that competes with acetylcholine for myoneural receptors, blocks ganglionic transmission, and releases histamine; it is used to relax skeletal muscles during surgical operations.
- tubo-ovarian pregnancy,
- tuboabdominal pregnancy,
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