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n. a cholinergic drug (see parasympathomimetic) that acts mainly on the bowel and bladder, stimulating these organs to empty. Administered by mouth, it may be used to relieve urinary retention. Possible side-effects include nausea, vomiting, and abdominal cramps. Trade name: Myotonine.

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