carbachol

noun
car·​ba·​chol | \ ˈkär-bə-ˌkȯl How to pronounce carbachol (audio) , -ˌkōl \

Definition of carbachol

: a synthetic parasympathomimetic drug C6H15ClN2O2 that is used in veterinary medicine and topically in glaucoma

First Known Use of carbachol

circa 1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carbachol

carbamic acid + choline

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“Carbachol.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carbachol. Accessed 25 Jan. 2022.

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carbachol

noun
car·​ba·​chol | \ ˈkär-bə-ˌkȯl, -ˌkōl How to pronounce carbachol (audio) \

Medical Definition of carbachol

: a synthetic parasympathomimetic drug C6H15ClN2O2 that is used in veterinary medicine and topically to treat glaucoma

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