acetylcholine chloride

A parasympathomimetic drug that is rapidly broken down in the body, used for cataract surgery.

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  • acetylcholine chloride — [USP] a miotic administered by instillation into the anterior chamber of the eye during intraocular surgical procedures …   Medical dictionary

  • Acetylcholine — IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • acetylcholine — n. 1. a neurotransmitter released by the transmitting dendron at autononmous synapses and at neuromuscular junctions. It is a quaternary amine with an obligatory negative counterion. The nominal formula for the hydroxide form is {C7H17NO3}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acetylcholine — [as΄i til΄kō′lēn] n. [ ACETYL + CHOLINE] the acetic acid ester of choline, (CH3) 3N(OH)CH2CH2OCOCH3, found in many body tissues, esp. at neuromuscular junctions, acting as a nerve impulse transmitter: its chloride or bromide is used in medicine… …   English World dictionary

  • Chloride potassium symporter — The chloride potassium symporter is a membrane transport protein that is present in the S3 segment of the renal proximal tubule[1]. It functions in renal chloride reabsorption to transport chloride across the basolateral membrane.[1] They can… …   Wikipedia

  • Chloride — The major anion found in the fluid outside of cells and in blood. An anion is the negatively charged part of certain substances such as table salt (sodium chloride or NaCl) when dissolved in liquid. Sea water has almost the same concentration of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Chloride hydroxyl exchanger — A chloride hydroxyl exchanger is a purported membrane transport protein, responsible for the exchange of chloride and hydroxyl in the renal proximal tubule, functioning in renal chloride reabsorption. However, little is known about the protein… …   Wikipedia

  • acetylcholine — The acetic ester of choline, the neurotransmitter substance at cholinergic synapses, which causes cardiac inhibition, vasodilation, gastrointestinal peristalsis, and other par …   Medical dictionary

  • acetylcholine — acetylcholinic /euh seet l koh lin ik, euh set , as i tl /, adj. /euh seet l koh leen, euh set , as i tl /, n. 1. Biochem. the acetic acid ester of choline, C7H17NO3, released and hydrolyzed during nerve conduction and causing muscle action by… …   Universalium

  • Tubocurarine chloride — Systematic (IUPAC) name 6,6 dimethoxy 2,2 …   Wikipedia

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