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Medical Term:

procainamide hydrochloride

Pronunciation: pro-kan'a-mid hi'dro-klor'id

Definition: Potent antiarrhythmic agent used to treat atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, paroxysmal atrial tachycardia, and ventricular tachycardia. A derivative of procaine.

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