relaxant

[ri-lak-suhnt]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or causing a relaxation.
noun
2.
Pharmacology. a drug that relaxes, especially one that lessens strain in muscle.

Origin:
1765–75; < Latin relaxant- (stem of relaxāns), present participle of relaxāre. See relax, -ant

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relaxant (rɪˈlæksənt)
 
n
1.  med a drug or agent that relaxes, esp one that relaxes tense muscles
 
adj
2.  of, relating to, or tending to produce relaxation

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relaxant re·lax·ant (rĭ-lāk'sənt)
n.
Something, such as a drug or therapeutic treatment, that relaxes or relieves muscular or nervous tension. adj.
Tending to relax or to relieve tension.

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Example sentences
It also has a local relaxant effect which is particularly beneficial where
  muscle spasm is prominent.
He introduced muscle relaxant into the body language of stand-up.
Stranger still, they gave people a muscle relaxant, also calling it a stimulant.
If these methods fail to improve symptoms, an antidepressant or muscle relaxant
  may be added to the treatment.
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