relaxant

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re·lax·ant

 (rĭ-lăk′sənt)
n.
1. A drug that causes muscle relaxation.
2. Something that helps one to relax: Taking a walk is a great relaxant after working all day.
3. An agent used to straighten curly hair; a relaxer.

re·lax′ant adj.
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relaxant

(rɪˈlæksənt)
n
(Medicine) med a drug or agent that relaxes, esp one that relaxes tense muscles
adj
of, relating to, or tending to produce relaxation
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re•lax•ant

(rɪˈlæk sənt)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or causing relaxation.
n.
2. a drug that relaxes, esp. one that lessens strain in muscle.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.relaxant - a drug that relaxes and relieves tension
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
muscle relaxant - a drug that reduces muscle contractility by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses or by decreasing the excitability of the motor end plate or by other actions
Adj.1.relaxant - tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension; "a relaxant drug"
depressant - capable of depressing physiological or psychological activity or response by a chemical agent
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Translations

relaxant

[rɪˈlæksənt] N (= drug) → relajante m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

relaxant

n (Med) → Relaxans nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

relaxant

[rɪˈlæksənt] adj & n (Med) → calmante (m)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

re·lax·ant

n. relajante, tranquilizante; droga que reduce la tensión.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

relaxant

n relajante m; muscle — relajante muscular
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References in periodicals archive ?
(6) In European kestrels (Falco tinnunculus), mydriasis was inconsistent with topical pancuronium bromide, and although effectively achieved with topical alcuronium chloride, birds developed temporary inferior eyelid paralysis (5/8 birds) and neck and limb paralysis (1/8 birds) with topical alcuronium chloride.
Laurence AS at studied about Myalgia and biochemical changes following intermittent Suxamethonium and administration and effects of alcuronium, lignocaine, midazolam and Suxamethonium pretreatments on serum Myoglobin, Creatinine kinase and myalgia in 100 patients and confirmed that the fasiculations followed by Succinylcholine lead to increase in Creatine phosphokinase levels.
They are Alcuronium, Atracurium (atrilix, tracrium, acuran), cisatracurium, daxacurium, mivacurium, pancurium (pavilon), vecuronium (norcurium), pipecuronium, rocuronium (esmeron) and rapacuroniums.