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CURATE, eccl. law. One who represents the incumbent of a church, person, or20 vicar, and takes care of the church, and performs divine service in his stead.

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Piperidinic alkaloids act on the endplate of the nerve cells blocking the transmission of stimuli to the muscles, as does curare, and producing paralysis.
He wrote passionately for the cause of inoculation, and experimented with rubber, curare, and quinine.
By careful experimentation, Bernard proved that curare has no effect on isolated muscle fibers or on individual nerve cells.
Questo richiamo che io ho sentito, quest'influenza sullo spirito femminile di curare chi soffre, deve essere stato forte in quel momento perche tante giovani vite venivano spezzate e molte altre erano sottoposte a sofferenze incredibili, (Fincato, 2007; 29) La conferma che aveva scelto la strada giusta le fu data sin dalle prime lezioni che tenne nel laboratorio di anatomia dell'Universita di Torino, dove durante un esame istologico al microscopio capi ulteriormente l'importanza della ricerca medica.
Drugs like curare which is a muscle relaxant, misoprostol, cocaine and alcohol are associated with this condition.
WORMWOOD A Diseased timber B Plant yielding curare C A bitter plant who am I?
The earliest description of curare was written by Peter Martyr d'Anghera in 1516 (1).