succinyldicholine


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succinyldicholine

[sək‚sin·əl·dī′kō‚lēn]
(pharmacology)
A drug that is used to produce relaxation of muscle during surgery, it is hydrolyzed by serum cholinesterase rather than by acetylcholinesterase, limiting the duration of paralysis.
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