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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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|Noun||1.||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