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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.

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

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.
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
Translations

relaxant

[rɪˈlæksənt] N (= drug) → relajante m

relaxant

n (Med) → Relaxans nt

relaxant

[rɪˈlæksənt] adj & n (Med) → calmante (m)

re·lax·ant

n. relajante, tranquilizante; droga que reduce la tensión.

relaxant

n relajante m; muscle — relajante muscular
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4) However, inhibition of CYP2E1 was likely, demonstrated by a 22% increase in levels of the skeletal muscle relaxant chlorzoxazone.
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