Pronunciation: ko'lin-es'ter-as re-ak'ti-va'tor
Definition: A drug that reacts directly with the alkylphosphorylated enzyme to free the active unit; the drugs used therapeutically to reactivate phosphorylated forms of acetylcholinesterase are oximes, diacetylmonoxime, monoisonitrosoacetone, 2-pralidoxime.
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