Definition of Cholinesterases

1. Noun. (plural of cholinesterase) ¹



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Definition of Cholinesterases

1. cholinesterase [n] - See also: cholinesterase

Medical Definition of Cholinesterases

1. Chemical name: Acylcholine acylhydrolase Registry number: EC 3.1.1.8 (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cholinesterases

cholinergic blockade
cholinergic fibres
cholinergic medication
cholinergic neuron
cholinergic parasympathomimetic agent
cholinergic receptors
cholinergic system
cholinergic urticaria
cholinergically
cholines
cholinester
cholinesterase
cholinesterase inhibitor
cholinesterase reactivator
cholinesterase reactivators
cholinesterases (current term)
cholinoceptive
cholinolytic
cholinomimetic
cholinomimetics
cholinoreactive
cholinoreceptors
cholis
cholistine sulphomethate sodium
cholla
chollas
choller
cholo
cholo-
choloalite

Literary usage of Cholinesterases

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Presidential Advisory Committee on Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses: Final Report edited by Joyce C Laslof, Marguerite Knox, John D Baldeschwieler (1997)
"Loewenstein-Lichtenstein, Y., Schwarz, M., Click, D., et al., "Genetic Predisposition to Adverse Consequences of Anti-cholinesterases in 'Atypical' BCHE ..."

2. Cocaine: Pharmacology, Effects, and Treatment of Abuse edited by John Grabowski (1994)
"cholinesterases, also referred to as plasma cholinesterase, serum cholinesterase, pseudo- cholinesterase, nonspecific cholinesterase, play an important ..."

3. Review of the Department of Defense Research Program on Low-Level Exposures by Best, Committee on Toxicology, NetLibrary, Inc, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"Use of cholinesterases as pretreatment drugs for the protection of rhesus monkeys against soman toxicity. Toxicol. Appi. Pharmacol. ..."

4. Status of the Department of Veterans Affairs to Identify Gulf War Syndrome edited by Christopher Shays (1998)
"... is caused by exposure to certain neurotoxic chemicals that inhibit cholinesterases and other enzymes in the nervous system. The spectrum of symptoms in ..."

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