curarize


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curarize

(ko͝o-rä′rīz′, kyo͝o-)
tr.v. cura·rized, cura·rizing, cura·rizes
1. To poison with curare.
2. To treat with curare so as to relax the skeletal muscles.

cu·ra′ri·za′tion (-rĭ-zā′shən) n.
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curarize

V. to use a curare drug to paralyse muscles for medical purposes.
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