edrophonium

noun

ed·​ro·​pho·​ni·​um ˌed-rə-ˈfō-nē-əm How to pronounce edrophonium (audio)
: an anticholinesterase C10H16ClNO used especially to stimulate skeletal muscle and in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis

called also edrophonium chloride

see tensilon

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“Edrophonium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/edrophonium. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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