metaxalone

noun
met·​ax·​a·​lone | \ mə-ˈtak-sə-ˌlōn How to pronounce metaxalone (audio) \

Medical Definition of metaxalone

: a drug C12H15NO3 taken orally as a skeletal muscle relaxant

Note: Metaxalone is marketed under the trademark Skelaxin.

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“Metaxalone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metaxalone. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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