HyperDic: neuromuscular_blocking_agent

English > 1 sense of the expression neuromuscular blocking agent:
NOUNsubstanceneuromuscular blocking agenta substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles
English > neuromuscular blocking agent: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles.
Narrowergallamine, Flaxedilneuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia
tubocurarine, curareA toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles
Broaderblocker, blocking agentA class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process

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