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edrophonium chloride

Pronunciation: ed'ro-fo'ne-um klor'id

Definition: A rapid-acting, short-duration cholinesterase inhibitor used as an antidote for curariform drugs, as a diagnostic agent in myasthenia gravis, and in myasthenic crisis.

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