CARBAMATES

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n. an organic compound derived as a salt or ester from carbamic acid. Medically, they are synthesized into acetylcholinesterase inhibitors which are used to treat dementia. Moreove, they slow down the decline of a person's condition without damaging the liver or causing major side effects.

CARBAMATES: "Carbamates are medically-useful because they delay the progression of dementia."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "CARBAMATES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/carbamates/ (accessed December 1, 2021).

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