CURARE

just about any of many toxic plant derivatives, specifically those from plants of the genus Strychnos. This compound and those related to it exercise their attempts by inhibiting the actions of acetylcholine at neuromuscular cross-sections, generating paralyzed conditions.

CURARE: "Curare compounds are poisonous by nature."
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