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mivacuriumAnesthesiology A short-acting nondepolarizing muscle relaxing anesthetic, a congener of atracurium. See Atracurium, Muscle relaxant, Nondepolarizing agent. Cf Depolarizing agent.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
mivacuriumA non-depolarizing muscle-relaxant drug used by anaesthetists. The drug acts withing 3–4 minutes and its effect lasts for about 15 minutes. Mivacurium is rapidly broken down by CHOLINESTERASE in the blood. A brand name is Mivacron.
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