baclofen
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1978 a gamma-aminobutyric acid analog C10H12ClNO2 used as a relaxant of skeletal muscle especially in treating spasticity (as in multiple sclerosis)

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  • baclofen — ˈbaklōˌfen, ˌ ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : a gamma aminobutyric acid analogue C10H12ClNO2 used as a relaxant of skeletal muscle especially in treating spasticity (as in multiple sclerosis) …   Useful english dictionary

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