ganglionic blocking agent

ganglionic blocking agent
ganglionic blocking agent n a drug used to produce blockade at a ganglion

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a drug that blocks nerve impulses at autonomic ganglionic synapses; used for initial control of blood pressure in patients with acute dissecting aortic aneurysm, production of controlled hypotension during surgery, and treatment of autonomic hyperreflexia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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