neuromuscular relaxant


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neu·ro·mus·cu·lar re·lax·ant

an agent (for example, curare or succinylcholine) that produces relaxation of striated muscle by interruption of transmission of nervous impulses at the myoneural junction.

neuromuscular relaxant

A drug (e.g., succinylcholine) that prevents transmission of stimuli to muscle tissue, esp. striated muscle.
See also: relaxant
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