Definition of pancuronium in English:

pancuronium

noun

Pharmacology
  • In full "pancuronium bromide". A synthetic steroid which is used as a neuromuscular blocking agent. [A trademark for this drug is Pavulon.]

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in British Journal Anaesthesia. Probably from pan- + cur- + -onium.

Pronunciation

pancuronium

/ˌpaŋkjʊˈrəʊnɪəm/