edrophonium

noun
ed·​ro·​pho·​ni·​um | \ ˌed-rə-ˈfō-nē-əm How to pronounce edrophonium (audio) \

Medical Definition of edrophonium

: 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 27 Nov. 2021.

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