hexamethonium
noun Etymology: hexa- + meth- + -onium Date: 1949 either of two compounds C12H30Br2N2 or C12H30Cl2N2 used as ganglionic blocking agents in the treatment of hypertension

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  • Hexamethonium — Chembox new ImageFile=Hexamethonium.png ImageSize=200px IUPACName=trimethyl (6 trimethylammoniohexyl)ammonium OtherNames= Section1= Chembox Identifiers CASNo= PubChem=3604 SMILES=C [N+] (C)(C)CCCCCC [N+] (C)(C)C Section2= Chembox Properties… …   Wikipedia

  • Hexamethonium — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Hexamethonium Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hexamethonium — /hek seuh meuh thoh nee euhm/, n. Pharm. a compound, C10H24N2, used in the treatment of severe hypertension to lower blood pressure and increase blood flow by blocking transmission of nerve impulses that constrict blood vessels. [1945 50; HEXA +… …   Universalium

  • hexamethonium — noun Any divalent cation derived from hexamethylene diamine, but especially the hexamethyl derivative which is a ganglionic blocker …   Wiktionary

  • hexamethonium — hexa·me·tho·ni·um .hek sə mə thō nē əm n either of two compounds C12H30Br2N2 or C12H30Cl2N2 used as ganglionic blocking agents in the treatment of hypertension …   Medical dictionary

  • hexamethonium — n. substance used to treat high blood pressure …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hexamethonium — hex·a·me·tho·ni·um …   English syllables

  • hexamethonium — ˌheksəməˈthōnēəm noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin, from hexa + methonium : the bivalent substituted ammonium ion [(CH3)3N(CH2)6N(CH3)3]++ derived by methylation of hexamethylenediamine; …   Useful english dictionary

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