Definition of Tubocurarine in English :

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Tubocurarine meaning in English

Meaning of Tubocurarine in English

Pronunciation of Tubocurarine in English

Tubocurarine pronunciation in English

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1. curare, tubocurarine

a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles

Example Sentences:
'curare acts by blocking cholinergic transmission at the myoneural junction'

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see synonyms of tubocurarine
a toxic alkaloid obtained from the stem of a S American vine. Formula: C37H42Cl2N2O6

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see synonyms of tubocurarine
1. An alkaloid that is an active component of curare obtained from the plant Chondrodendron tomentosum.
2. The hydrated chloride form of this alkaloid, C38H44Cl2N2O6, used as a drug to relax skeletal muscles during anesthesia.

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