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Medical Term:

train-of-four stimulus


a method for measuring magnitude and type of neuromuscular blockade, based on the ratio of the amplitude of the fourth evoked mechanical response to the first one, when four supramaximal 2-Hz electrical currents are applied for 2 seconds to a peripheral motor nerve.

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