trimethaphan camsylate

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trimethaphan camsylate tri·meth·a·phan cam·sy·late (trī-měth'ə-fān' kām'sə-lāt')
n.
A ganglionic blocking agent that produces vasodilation of brief duration. It is used in surgery, particularly neurosurgery, to produce a relatively bloodless surgical field.

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