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Medical Term:

relaxant

Pronunciation: re-lak'sant

Definition:

  1. Relaxing; causing relaxation; reducing tension, especially muscular tension.
  2. An agent that reduces muscular tension or produces skeletal muscle paralysis, usually referred to as a muscle relaxant.
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