curare


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a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles

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El senor Jose Moreno revisa los dardos para su cerbatana antes de untarlos con curare (fotografia de la autora).
Hay algunos pueblos, aunque pequenos, en la dicha isla, de los cuales no curare de decir otra cosa sino que todos estan en sitios y provincias que andando el tiempo cresceran y se ennoblesceran, en virtud de la fertilidad y abundancia de la tierra"; (1)
Al final de esta operacion se obtiene una especie de harina gruesa de yuca (catebia), y un producto secundario, el yare o curare, que es el desecho liquido de la yuca de color amarillo y altamente venenoso.
One had been treated with curare, a substance that keeps nerves from transmitting signals to muscles.
Non-depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents: The first agent was curare which was derived from the bark of South American tree.
Curare was anything but an anesthetic, and it rendered possible the best conditions for the vivisector: the animal was immobilized and there was no other effect that would interfere with the natural function of the body.
Los animales han sido tradicionalmente cazados con lanza y bodoquera, delicadamente preparadas con curare.
Griffith (1894 to 1984), a pioneer in the use of curare during anaesthesia, used the laryngeal plug in the 1930s (6,7).
To test the first iron lung, researchers injected a cat with the South American arrow poison curare until it stopped breathing and then enclosed it in their prototype.
Es solamente entre los indios caberres, en la region del Orinoco, donde se fabrica el mortal veneno curare *** que mata instantaneamente al inocularse en la sangre porque la coagula o hiela en pocos segundos.
The helicopter had been carrying employees of the company Perenco, along with the helicopter's crew, from the city of Iquitos to a site in the Amazon jungle when it went down in a region known as Curare.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson noted that a sumac species provided an ingredient for the "wourali poison made by the natives of Guiana," a toxin that in modern times we know as curare.
Y este, en colera, queria destruir esta mujer y su casa, pero esta mujer lo encontro y le dijo "senor, no me hagais dano pues yo curare a vuestros hijos".
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