trimethaphan

noun
tri·​meth·​a·​phan | \ trī-ˈmeth-ə-ˌfan How to pronounce trimethaphan (audio) \

Medical Definition of trimethaphan

: a ganglionic blocking agent used as a salt C32H40N2O5S2 to lower blood pressure especially in hypertensive emergencies

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“Trimethaphan.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trimethaphan. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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