Succinylcholine definition

sŭksə-nĭl-kōlēn
A crystalline compound, C14 H30 N2 O4 , formed by esterification of succinic acid with choline and used medically to produce brief but complete muscular relaxation during surgical anesthesia.
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A crystalline compound, C14 H30 N2 O4 , formed by esterification of succinic acid with choline and used medically to produce brief but complete muscular relaxation during surgical anesthesia.
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(organic chemistry) Suxamethonium.
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Origin of succinylcholine

  • succin(ic acid) –yl choline

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition