bethanechol

noun

be·​tha·​ne·​chol bə-ˈthā-nə-ˌkȯl How to pronounce bethanechol (audio) -ˈthan-ə- How to pronounce bethanechol (audio)
-ˌkōl
: a parasympathomimetic agent administered in the form of its chloride C7H17ClN2O2 and used especially to treat gastric and urinary retention see urecholine

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“Bethanechol.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bethanechol. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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