gallamine

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gallamine

(ˈɡæləˌmiːn)
n
1. (Pharmacology) pharmacol a neuromuscular blocking agent used in anaesthesia. In full: gallamine triethiodide
2. (Chemistry) gallamine blue a type of mordant dye
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Noun1.gallamine - neuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia
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
neuromuscular blocking agent - a substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles
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Individuals were then lightly anesthetized with a buffered MS-222 solution (~5-mg/L) and the neuromuscular blocking drug gallamine triethiodide (Flaxedil, Sigma Chemical Co., St.
Fish were anesthetized by submersion in a solution of 2-phenoxyethanol (0.4 ml/1) and immobilized with an intramuscular injection of gallamine triethiodide (0.4 to 1.4 ml of 2 mg/kg Ringer's solution for the bluefin tuna; 0.4 ml of 50 mg/kg Ringer's solution for the chub mackerel; and 6 to 9 ml of 50 mg/kg Ringer's solution for the striped jack).
They were anesthetized with ketamine hydrochloride (Ketaset, Butler Animal Health, Middletown, PA, dose[approximately equal to] 30 mg/kg) injected intramuscularly and paralyzed with the neuro-muscular blocking drug gallamine triethiodide (Flaxedil, Sigma Chemical Co., St.