anticholinesterase

noun
an·ti·cho·lin·es·ter·ase | \-ˈnes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of anticholinesterase 

: a substance (such as neostigmine) that inhibits a cholinesterase by combination with it

First Known Use of anticholinesterase

1942, in the meaning defined above

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anticholinesterase

noun
an·ti·cho·lin·es·ter·ase | \-ˈnes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz \

Medical Definition of anticholinesterase 

: any substance (as neostigmine) that inhibits a cholinesterase by combination with it

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