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block·ing a·gent

a class of drugs that inhibit (block) a biologic activity or process, such as axonal conduction or transmission, access to a receptor, or movement of ions across a cell membrane; frequently called "blockers."

block·ing a·gent

(blok'ing ā'jĕnt)
A class of drugs that inhibit (block) a biologic activity or process; frequently called "blockers."

block·ing a·gent

(blok'ing ā'jĕnt)
A class of drugs that inhibit (block) a biologic activity or process; frequently called "blockers."
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She asked a colleague, 'What is the generic name for Norcuron?' When her coworker said vecuronium, she removed the neuromuscular blocking agent from the cabinet and gave the patient an unknown quantity from the 10 mg vial.
On the other hand formulations of bisphenol-A and hydroquinone as the blocking agent and glycerine as the crosslinking agent have shown excellent adhesive ability for the PMMA sheets.
IgE antibody detection in the diagnosis of hypersensitivity to neuromuscular blocking agents. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2012; 56: 263-4.
A-507 uses a blocking agent that delays its action initially and then is consumed in the foaming reaction, similar to A537.
Timolol is readily absorbed from the conjunctiva and nasal mucosa (by drainage through the lacrimal duct) into the systemic circulation, bypassing the liver, where the drug is normally metabolized> consequently, a high concentration of this nonselective [beta]-adrenergic blocking agent may reach the bronchopulmonary circulation.
After introduction of neuromuscular blockade (NMB) by neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBAs) in clinical anaesthesia in 1946 (1), Beecher and Todd (2) firstly reported in 1954 that the risk of death related to anaesthesia was six times higher in patients receiving NMBAs compared to those applicated no muscle relaxants.
Heterophile antibody blocking agent to confirm false positive serum human chorionic gonadotropin assay.
drugs Group "diuretics, betablocan and, blocking agent and calcium" section -descriere LOTURI and SPECIFICATION
When the nerve fibers' function was blocked with a blocking agent, researchers noted that the pain-related behavior in the rats was reduced.
They exposed a group of mice, half of which had been treated with a GM-CSF blocking agent, anti-GM-CSF, and half of which were controls, to the equivalent of nine cigarettes of smoke each day for four days.
A tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a) blocking agent for reducing signs and symptoms, achieving clinical remission and mucosal healing, and eliminating corticosteroid use in patients with moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy.
According to information obtained from Bayer Diagnostics and Abbott Diagnostics, their TSH reagents do not contain the Scantibodies HBT blocking agent but do contain other components to minimize interference from heterophilic antibodies and anti-animal antibodies.