carbachol

noun

car·​ba·​chol ˈkär-bə-ˌkȯl How to pronounce carbachol (audio)
-ˌkōl
: a synthetic parasympathomimetic drug C6H15ClN2O2 that is used in veterinary medicine and topically in glaucoma

Word History

Etymology

carbamic acid + choline

First Known Use

circa 1940, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of carbachol was circa 1940

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Cite this Entry

“Carbachol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbachol. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

carbachol

noun
car·​ba·​chol ˈkär-bə-ˌkȯl, -ˌkōl How to pronounce carbachol (audio)
: a synthetic parasympathomimetic drug C6H15ClN2O2 that is used in veterinary medicine and topically to treat glaucoma
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