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Related to alcuronium: Atracurium, tubocurarine, Pancuronium
1. causing relaxation.
2. an agent that causes relaxation.
muscle relaxant an agent that specifically aids in reducing muscle tension.
alcuronium/al·cu·ro·ni·um/ (al-ku-ro´ne-um) a non-depolarizing skeletal muscle relaxant used as the chloride salt.
a nondepolarizing skeletal muscle relaxant used in general anesthesia for surgical procedures; is used in the form of the chloride salt.