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benzodiazepine

  • noun any of several similar lipophilic amines used as tranquilizers or sedatives or hypnotics or muscle relaxants; chronic use can lead to dependency

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desegregate

  • verb open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups
    integrate; mix.
    • This school is completely desegregated

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noncompetitive

  • adjective not involving competition or competitiveness
    • noncompetitive positions
    • noncompetitive interest in games

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kynurenic

(Physiol. Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from the urine of dogs. By decomposition the acid yields a nitrogenous base (called kynurin) and carbonic acid. Written also cynurenic.

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opiate

  • noun a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative

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valsartan

  • noun an angiotensin II inhibitor that is used to treat high blood pressure
    Diovan.

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aldosterone

  • noun a corticosteroid hormone that is secreted by the cortex of the adrenal gland; regulates salt (sodium and potassium) and water balance

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mifepristone

  • noun an abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU_486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo
    RU 486; abortion pill.

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cholecystokinin

  • noun a gastrointestinal hormone that stimulates the secretion of pancreatic enzymes and the contraction and emptying of the gall bladder; its release is stimulated by the presence of fatty acids and amino acids in the small intestine

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amlodipine

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adrenergic

  • noun drug that has the effects of epinephrine
    adrenergic drug.
  • adjective relating to epinephrine (its release or action)
    sympathomimetic.

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naltrexone

  • noun an oral antagonist against the action of opiates

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narcotic

  • noun a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
  • adjective of or relating to or designating narcotics
    • narcotic addicts
    • narcotic stupor

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naloxone

  • noun a potent narcotic antagonist (trade name Narcan) especially effective with morphine
    Narcan.

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kinin

  • noun any of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and delay the senescence of leaves
    cytokinin.

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noggin

  • noun informal terms for a human head
    noodle; attic; dome; bean; bonce.

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receptor

  • noun a cellular structure that is postulated to exist in order to mediate between a chemical agent that acts on nervous tissue and the physiological response
  • noun an organ having nerve endings (in the skin or viscera or eye or ear or nose or mouth) that respond to stimulation
    sensory receptor; sense organ.

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cyproheptadine

  • noun an antihistamine (trade name Periactin) used to treat some allergic reactions
    Periactin.

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nonselective

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prazosin

  • noun antihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)
    Minipress.

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folate

  • noun a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction
    vitamin M; vitamin Bc; pteroylmonoglutamic acid; folic acid; folacin; pteroylglutamic acid.

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pyrilamine

  • noun antihistamine used to treat rhinitis and pruritus

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surmountable

  • adjective capable of being surmounted or overcome
    • situations of measurable and surmountable danger
  • adjective satellite capable of being surmounted
    climbable.

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spironolactone

  • noun a synthetic corticosteroid (trade name Aldactone) used to treat hypertension
    Aldactone.

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serotonin

  • noun a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory
    5-hydroxytryptamine.

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picrotoxin

(Chem.) A bitter white crystalline substance found in the cocculus indicus. It is a peculiar poisonous neurotic and intoxicant, and consists of a mixture of several neutral substances.

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dopamine

  • noun a monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension
    Intropin; Dopastat.

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phentolamine

  • noun a virility drug (trade name Vasomax) to treat erectile dysfunction in men
    Vasomax.

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mineralocorticoid

  • noun hormone that is one of the steroids of the adrenal cortex that influences the metabolism of sodium and potassium

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levallorphan

  • noun drug (trade name Lorfan) that is related to morphine but that counteracts the respiratory depression produced by morphine poisoning but without affecting its analgesic effects
    Lorfan.

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nicotinic

(Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, nicotine; nicotic; -- used specifically to designate an acid related to pyridine, obtained by the oxidation of nicotine, and called nicotinic acid.

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pindolol

  • noun an oral beta blocker (trade name Visken) used in treating hypertension
    Visken.

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oxytocin

  • noun hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitocin); stimulates contractions of the uterus and ejection of milk
    Pitocin.

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pimozide

  • noun the most commonly used diphenylbutyl piperidine

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gaba

  • noun an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter
    gamma aminobutyric acid.

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cyclazocine

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propanolol

  • noun the first beta blocker (trade name Inderal) used in treating hypertension and angina pectoris and essential tremor
    Inderal.

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uncompetitive

  • adjective satellite not inclined to compete

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nalorphine

  • noun a narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine)
    Nalline.

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pyrimidine

  • noun any of several basic compounds derived from pyrimidine
  • noun a heterocyclic organic compound with a penetrating odor

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ketamine

  • noun a general anesthetic and tranquilizer (not a barbiturate) that is administered intravenously or intramuscularly; used mainly by veterinarians or for minor surgery with geriatric or pediatric patients; taken in large doses it causes hallucinations similar to those associated with the use of PCP
    Ketalar; ketamine hydrochloride.

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glucocorticoid

  • noun a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal cortex of animals; affects functioning of gonads and has anti-inflammatory activity

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nifedipine

  • noun calcium blocker (trade name Procardia); appears to increase the risk of recurrent heart attacks
    Procardia.

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diametrical

  • adjective related to or along a diameter
    diametric; diametral.
    • the diametral plane
  • adjective satellite characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
    polar; diametric; opposite.
    • in diametric contradiction to his claims
    • diametrical (or opposite) points of view
    • opposite meanings
    • extreme and indefensible polar positions

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attenuate

  • verb weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
    rarefy.
  • verb become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude

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vasopressin

  • noun hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules
    Pitressin; ADH; antidiuretic hormone.

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scopolamine

  • noun an alkaloid with anticholinergic effects that is used as a sedative and to treat nausea and to dilate the pupils in ophthalmic procedures
    hyoscine.
    • transdermal scopolamine is used to treat motion sickness
    • someone sedated with scopolamine has difficulty lying

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cholinergic

  • adjective releasing or activated by acetylcholine or a related compound

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cimetidine

  • noun a drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid
    Tagamet.

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agonist

  • noun the principal character in a work of fiction
    protagonist.
  • noun someone involved in a contest or battle (as in an agon)

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redoubt

  • noun (military) a temporary or supplementary fortification; typically square or polygonal without flanking defenses
  • noun an entrenched stronghold or refuge

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haloperidol

  • noun tranquilizer (trade name Haldol) used to treat some psychotic disorders and Tourette's syndrome
    Haldol.

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purine

  • noun any of several bases that are derivatives of purine
  • noun a colorless crystalline organic base containing nitrogen; the parent compound of various biologically important substances

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diltiazem

  • noun a calcium blocker (trade name Cardizem) used in treating hypertension or angina or heart failure
    Cardizem.

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oestrogen

  • noun a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
    estrogen.

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propranolol

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glycine

  • noun the simplest amino acid found in proteins and the principal amino acid in sugar cane
  • noun genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean
    genus Glycine.

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atenolol

  • noun an oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)
    Tenormin.

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verapamil

  • noun a drug (trade names Calan and Isoptin) used as an oral or parenteral calcium blocker in cases of hypertension or congestive heart failure or angina or migraine
    Isoptin; Calan.

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redoubtable

  • adjective satellite inspiring fear
    unnerving; formidable.
    • the formidable prospect of major surgery
    • a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston
    • something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall
  • adjective satellite worthy of respect or honor
    • born of a redoubtable family

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ranitidine

  • noun a histamine blocker and antacid (trade name Zantac) used to treat peptic ulcers and gastritis and esophageal reflux
    Zantac.

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androgen

  • noun male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics
    androgenic hormone.

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metoprolol

  • noun beta blocker (trade name Lopressor) used in treating hypertension and angina and arrhythmia and acute myocardial infarction; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)
    Lopressor.

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pyridoxine

  • noun a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch
    pyridoxamine; adermin; pyridoxal; vitamin B6.

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chlorpheniramine

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stout

  • noun a strong very dark heavy-bodied ale made from pale malt and roasted unmalted barley and (often) caramel malt with hops
  • noun a garment size for a large or heavy person

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antiemetic

  • noun a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting
    antiemetic drug.

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histamine

  • noun amine formed from histidine that stimulates gastric secretions and dilates blood vessels; released by the human immune system during allergic reactions

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tamoxifen

  • noun an antagonist for estrogen that is used in the treatment of breast cancer
    estrogen antagonist.

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estrogen

  • noun a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
    oestrogen.

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neurotoxicity

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endorphin

  • noun a neurochemical occurring naturally in the brain and having analgesic properties

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diphenhydramine

  • noun antihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sickness
    Benadryl.

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adenosine

  • noun (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP

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analgesic

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    anodyne; pain pill; painkiller.
  • adjective satellite capable of relieving pain
    anodyne; analgetic.
    • the anodyne properties of certain drugs
    • an analgesic effect

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progesterone

  • noun a steroid hormone (trade name Lipo-Lutin) produced in the ovary; prepares and maintains the uterus for pregnancy
    Lipo-Lutin.

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pentazocine

  • noun analgesic drug (trade name Talwin) that is less addictive than morphine
    Talwin.

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folacin

  • noun a B vitamin that is essential for cell growth and reproduction
    vitamin M; vitamin Bc; folate; pteroylmonoglutamic acid; folic acid; pteroylglutamic acid.

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timolol

  • noun a beta blocker (trade name Blocadren) administered after heart attacks
    Blocadren.

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gibberellin

  • noun a plant hormone isolated from a fungus; used in promoting plant growth

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phencyclidine

  • noun a drug used as an anesthetic by veterinarians; illicitly taken (originally in the form of powder or `dust') for its effects as a hallucinogen
    angel dust; PCP; phencyclidine hydrochloride.

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curare

  • noun a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles
    tubocurarine.
    • curare acts by blocking cholinergic transmission at the myoneural junction

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cgs

  • noun system of measurement based on centimeters and grams and seconds
    cgs system.

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calcium

  • noun a white metallic element that burns with a brilliant light; the fifth most abundant element in the earth's crust; an important component of most plants and animals
    Ca; atomic number 20.

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sch

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formidable

  • adjective satellite extremely impressive in strength or excellence
    • a formidable opponent
    • the challenge was formidable
    • had a formidable array of compositions to his credit
    • the formidable army of brains at the Prime Minister's disposal
  • adjective satellite inspiring fear
    redoubtable; unnerving.
    • the formidable prospect of major surgery
    • a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston
    • something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall

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atropine

  • noun a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides

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inducible

Capable of being induced, caused, or made to take place.

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labetalol

  • noun antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)
    Normodyne; Trandate; labetalol hydrochloride.

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relaxant

  • noun a drug that relaxes and relieves tension
  • adjective satellite tending to relax or relieve muscular or nervous tension
    • a relaxant drug

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potency

  • noun the power or right to give orders or make decisions
    authority; say-so; authorisation; dominance; authorization.
    • he has the authority to issue warrants
    • deputies are given authorization to make arrests
    • a place of potency in the state
  • noun capacity to produce strong physiological or chemical effects
    strength; effectiveness.
    • the toxin's potency
    • the strength of the drinks

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tnf

  • noun a proinflammatory cytokine that is produced by white blood cells (monocytes and macrophages); has an antineoplastic effect but causes inflammation (as in rheumatoid arthritis)
    tumor necrosis factor; tumour necrosis factor.

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protamine

  • noun a simple protein found in fish sperm; rich in arginine; simpler in composition than globulin or albumin; counteracts the anticoagulant effect of heparin

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angiotensin

  • noun any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels
    Hypertensin; angiotonin.

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analgesic

  • noun a medicine used to relieve pain
    anodyne; pain pill; painkiller.
  • adjective satellite capable of relieving pain
    anodyne; analgetic.
    • the anodyne properties of certain drugs
    • an analgesic effect

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emg

  • noun a graphical record of electric currents associated with muscle contractions
    electromyogram.

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heparin

  • noun a polysaccharide produced in basophils (especially in the lung and liver) and that inhibits the activity of thrombin in coagulation of the blood; it (trade names Lipo-Hepin and Liquaemin) is used as an anticoagulant in the treatment of thrombosis and in heart surgery
    Lipo-Hepin; Liquaemin.

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inhibit

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb limit the range or extent of
    • Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs

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selective

  • adjective satellite tending to select; characterized by careful choice
    • an exceptionally quick and selective reader"- John Mason Brown
  • adjective satellite characterized by very careful or fastidious selection
    • the school was very selective in its admissions

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theophylline

  • noun a colorless crystalline alkaloid derived from tea leaves or made synthetically; used in medicine as a bronchial dilator
    Slo-Bid; Theobid; Elixophyllin.

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quondam

  • adjective satellite belonging to some prior time
    old; erstwhile; onetime; sometime; one-time; former.
    • erstwhile friend
    • our former glory
    • the once capital of the state
    • her quondam lover

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strychnine

  • noun an alkaloid plant toxin extracted chiefly from nux vomica; formerly used as a stimulant

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methotrexate

  • noun toxic antimetabolite that limits cellular reproduction by acting as an antagonist to folic acid; used to treat certain cancers and psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis
    amethopterin; methotrexate sodium.

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potent

  • adjective satellite having great influence
    powerful.
  • adjective satellite having or wielding force or authority
    strong.
    • providing the ground soldier with increasingly potent weapons

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antihistamine

  • noun a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site

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longtime

  • adjective satellite of long duration
    • a longtime friend

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relax

  • verb become less tense, rest, or take one's ease
    unwind; unbend; decompress; slow down; loosen up.
    • He relaxed in the hot tub
    • Let's all relax after a hard day's work
  • verb make less taut
    unbend.
    • relax the tension on the rope

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contralateral

  • adjective on or relating to the opposite side (of the body)

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muscle

  • noun one of the contractile organs of the body
    musculus.
  • noun animal tissue consisting predominantly of contractile cells
    muscular tissue.

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adh

  • noun hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus; affects blood pressure by stimulating capillary muscles and reduces urine flow by affecting reabsorption of water by kidney tubules
    Pitressin; vasopressin; antidiuretic hormone.

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competitive

  • adjective involving competition or competitiveness
    competitory.
    • competitive games
    • to improve one's competitive position
  • adjective satellite subscribing to capitalistic competition
    private-enterprise; free-enterprise.

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suppress

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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peptide

  • noun amide combining the amino group of one amino acid with the carboxyl group of another; usually obtained by partial hydrolysis of protein

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motoneuron

  • noun a neuron conducting impulses outwards from the brain or spinal cord
    motor nerve fiber; efferent neuron; motor neuron.

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vip

  • noun an important or influential (and often overbearing) person
    high muckamuck; high-up; dignitary; panjandrum; very important person.

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