curarization


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curarization

 [koo″rar-ĭ-za´shun]
administration of curare (usually in the form of tubocurarine) to induce muscle relaxation.

cu·ra·ri·za·tion

(kyū-rah'ri-zā'shŭn),
Induction of muscular relaxation or paralysis by the administration of curare or related compounds that have the ability to block nerve impulse transmission at the myoneural junction.

curarization

/cu·rar·iza·tion/ (koo″rah-rĭ-za´shun) administration of curare (usually tubocurarine) to induce muscle relaxation by its blocking activity at the myoneural junction.

curarization

administration of curare (usually tubocurarine) to induce muscle relaxation by its blocking activity at the neuromuscular junction.
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Postoperative residual curarization and evidence-based anaesthesia.
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