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Medical Term:

nicotinehydroxamic acid methiodide

Pronunciation: nik'o-ten-hi'drok-sam'ik as'id me-thi'o-did

Definition: An effective cholinesterase reactivator, with actions that are most marked at the skeletal neuromuscular junction; antidotal effects are less striking at autonomic effector sites and insignificant in the central nervous system.

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