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NOUN (1)

1. a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles;
- Example: "curare acts by blocking cholinergic transmission at the myoneural junction"
[syn: tubocurarine, curare]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tubocurarine n 1: a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles; "curare acts by blocking cholinergic transmission at the myoneural junction" [syn: tubocurarine, curare]