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antimuscarinic


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(anti-musk-er-in-ik)

inhibiting the action of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter in the parasympathetic nervous system. Antimuscarinic drugs relax smooth muscle, decrease the secretion of saliva, sweat, and digestive juice, and dilate the pupil of the eye.

Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.


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