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curariform in Medicine

curariform cu·ra·ri·form (ku-rä'rə-fôrm', kyu-)
adj.
Having an biochemical action like that of curare.

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  • In executions, that drug is pancuronium bromide, a type of curariform, or neuromuscular-blocking agent.

    Executed Like a Dog Ben Crair November 12, 2010

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