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1. Lessening or reducing tension.

2. (Science: pharmacology) An agent that lessens tension.

Origin: L. Relaxare = to loosen

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... but you must remember that excessive stimulation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors causes depolarisation block... this is how muscle relaxants like suxamethonium cause paralysis...

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by Revenged
Sat Mar 24, 2007 5:47 pm
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... actually remove growths before they turn into cancer. This exam is safe and doesn't hurt, although patients may be given pain medicine and muscle relaxants ahead of time. During the exam, a doctor looks at the inside walls of the colon through a bendable, lighted tube with a camera at one end. ...

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by Enzyme
Tue Apr 11, 2006 8:12 am
Forum: Human Biology
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