Definitions for anticholinesteraseˌæn tiˌkoʊ ləˈnɛs təˌreɪs, -ˌreɪz, -ˌkɒl ə-, ˌæn taɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

an•ti•cho•lin•es•ter•aseˌæn tiˌkoʊ ləˈnɛs təˌreɪs, -ˌreɪz, -ˌkɒl ə-, ˌæn taɪ-(n.)

  1. an enzyme or drug that blocks the action of acetylcholinesterase, thereby increasing the stimulating effect of acetylcholine on the muscles.

    Category: Biochemistry, Pharmacology

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anticholinesterase(noun)

    a medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect


  1. anticholinesterase(Noun)

    Any agent that inhibits the activity of cholinesterase


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