Medical Definition of Dibucaine number

1. A test for differentiation of one of several forms of atypical pseudocholinesterases that are unable to inactivate succinylcholine at normal rates; based upon percent inhibition of the enzymes by dibucaine, normal enzyme has a DN of 75 and above, heterozygous atypical enzyme has a DN of 40-70, and homozygous atypical enzyme has a DN of less than 20. See: fluoride number. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dibucaine Number

dibranchiates
dibridged
dibromide
dibromides
dibromine
dibromo
dibromoethane
dibromopropamidine isethionate
dibromothymoquinone
dibromsalan
dibs
dibstone
dibstones
dibucaine
dibucaine hydrochloride
dibucaine number (current term)
dibucaines
dibutoline sulfate
dibutyl
dibutyl phthalate
dibutyltin
dibutyltins
dibutyryl cyclic AMP
dibutyryl cyclic GMP
dicacious
dicacity
dicacodyl
dicaesium
dicalcic
dicalcium

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