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succinylcholine suc·ci·nyl·cho·line (sŭk’sə-nĭl-kō’lēn’)
A crystalline compound formed by esterification of succinic acid with choline and used medically to produce brief but complete muscular relaxation during surgical anesthesia.


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    [suhk-suh-nil-koh-leen, -kol-een, -suh-nl-] /ˈsʌk sə nɪlˈkoʊ lin, -ˈkɒl in, -sə nl-/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a crystalline compound, C 1 4 H 3 0 Cl 2 N 2 O 4 , used as a skeletal muscle relaxant in surgical procedures.

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