of, relating to, or causing a relaxation.
Pharmacology. a drug that relaxes, especially one that lessens strain in muscle.
(med) a drug or agent that relaxes, esp one that relaxes tense muscles
of, relating to, or tending to produce relaxation
relaxant re·lax·ant (rĭ-lāk’sənt)
Something, such as a drug or therapeutic treatment, that relaxes or relieves muscular or nervous tension. adj.
Tending to relax or to relieve tension.
- Relaxant reversal
relaxant reversal n. The termination of the action of nondepolarizing neuromuscular relaxants by the administration of acetylcholinesterase inhibitors.
noun 1. abatement or relief from bodily or mental work, effort, application, etc. 2. an activity or recreation that provides such relief; diversion; entertainment. 3. a loosening or slackening. 4. diminution or remission of strictness or severity. 5. Mathematics. a numerical procedure for solving systems of equations by successive approximations of the variables. 6. Physics. […]
- Relaxation oscillator
noun 1. (electronics) a nonsinusoidal oscillator, the timing of which is controlled by the charge and discharge time constants of resistance and capacitance components
- Relaxation suture
relaxation suture n. A suture that is arranged so that it may be loosened if the tension of the wound becomes excessive.