bethanechol

noun
be·tha·ne·chol | \ bə-ˈthā-nə-ˌkȯl , -ˈthan-ə- , -ˌkōl \

Medical Definition of bethanechol 

: 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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