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edrophonium

[ed-ruh-foh-nee-uh m] /ˌɛd rəˈfoʊ ni əm/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a substance, C 10 H 16 BrNO, used to reverse certain muscle-relaxing agents, such as tubocurarine, in surgical procedures: also used in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis.
Origin
contraction of components of the chemical name
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