Definition of succinylcholine
: a basic compound that is used intravenously chiefly in the form of a hydrated chloride C14H30Cl2N2O4·2H2O as a muscle relaxant in surgery
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McClellan-Wiese would learn later that the nurse had injected her daughter with a drug called succinylcholine, which causes muscle relaxation and short term paralysis.
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Medical Definition of succinylcholine
: a basic compound that acts similarly to curare and is used intravenously chiefly in the form of its chloride salt C14H30Cl2N2O4 as a short-acting relaxant of skeletal muscle in surgery—called also suxamethonium; see anectine
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