cholinesterase reactivator


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cho·lin·es·ter·ase re·ac·ti·va·tor

(kō'lin-es'ter-ās rē-ak'ti-vā'tōr),
A drug that reacts directly with the alkylphosphorylated enzyme to free the active unit; the drugs used therapeutically to reactivate phosphorylated forms of acetylcholinesterase are oximes, for example, diacetylmonoxime, monoisonitrosoacetone, 2-pralidoxime.