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hexamethonium

noun hexa·me·tho·ni·um \ˌhek-sə-mə-ˈthō-nē-əm\

Definition of HEXAMETHONIUM

:  either of two compounds C12H30Br2N2 or C12H30Cl2N2 used as ganglionic blocking agents in the treatment of hypertension

Origin of HEXAMETHONIUM

hexa- + meth- + -onium
First Known Use: 1949

hexamethonium

noun hexa·me·tho·ni·um \ˌhek-sə-mə-ˈthō-nē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEXAMETHONIUM

:  either of two compounds C12H30Br2N2 or C12H30Cl2N2 used as ganglionic blocking agents in the treatment of hypertension

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