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curare - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'curare' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Curare [ n.]
- Alt. of Curari

Meaning of 'curare' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . curare [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles
Example in sentence:
  • curare acts by blocking cholinergic transmission at the myoneural junction