Definition of decamethonium
: a synthetic ion used in the form of either its bromide or iodide salts (C16H38Br2N2 or C16H38I2N2) as a skeletal muscle relaxant; also : either of these salts
Origin of decamethonium
deca- + methylene + -onium
First Known Use: circa 1949
Medical Definition of decamethonium
: a synthetic ion used especially in the form of its bromide C16H38Br2N2 or iodide C16H38I2N2 as a skeletal muscle relaxant
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