depolarizing

depolarize (Amer.) de·po·lar·ize || ‚diː'pəʊləraɪz v. remove polarity (also depolarise)

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  • Depolarizing — Depolarize De*po lar*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Depolarized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depolarizing}.] [Pref. de + polarize: cf. F. d[ e]polarizer.] 1. (Opt.) To deprive of polarity; to reduce to an unpolarized condition. [1913 Webster] Note: This word… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Quaternary ammonium muscle relaxants — are quaternary ammonium salts used as drugs for muscle relaxation, most commonly in anasthesia. It is necessary to prevent spontaneous movement of muscle during surgical operations. Muscle relaxants inhibit neuron transmission to muscle by… …   Wikipedia

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