dantrolene

dantrolene

[dan-truh-leen]
noun Pharmacology.
a toxic orange powder, C 14 H 10 N 4 O 5 , used to control muscle spasms, as in the treatment of local trauma, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, or other neurological disorders.

Origin:
dantrol-, contracted from letters of the chemical name + -ene

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