edrophonium

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Structure of edrophonium

Etymology[edit]

From e(thyl) +‎ (hy)dro(xy)ph(enyl) +‎ -onium (quaternary ammonium compound).

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Noun[edit]

edrophonium (uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry, pharmacology) An anticholinesterase C10H16NO+ used especially to stimulate skeletal muscle and in the diagnosis of myasthenia gravis.

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  • edrophonium”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary, (Please provide a date or year).