Curare - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kjʊˈrɑːriː|  American pronunciation of the word curare
Brit.  |kjʊˈrɑːri|  British pronunciation of the word curare

noun

- a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles(syn: tubocurarine)

curare acts by blocking cholinergic transmission at the myoneural junction

Examples

curare acts by blocking cholinergic transmission at the myoneural junction

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