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English noun: muscle relaxant

1. muscle relaxant (artifact) 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


Broader (hypernym)relaxant


Narrower (hyponym)benzodiazepine, cyclobenzaprine, Flaxedil, Flexeril, gallamine, Kavrin, Kemadrin, methocarbamol, Norflex, orphenadrine, papaverine, procyclidine, Robaxin, succinylcholine









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