Membrane vs Diazoxide - What's the difference?

membrane | diazoxide |


As nouns the difference between membrane and diazoxide

is that membrane is membrane while diazoxide is a potassium channel activator which causes local relaxation in smooth muscle by increasing membrane permeability to potassium ions, used as a vasodilator to treat hypertension and in diabetes to decrease the secretion of insulin.

membrane

Noun

(en noun)
  • A flexible enclosing or separating tissue forming a plane or film and separating two environments (usually in a plant or animal).
  • A mechanical, thin, flat flexible part that can deform or vibrate when excited by an external force.
  • A flexible or semi-flexible covering or waterproofing whose primary function is to exclude water.
  • Derived terms

    * neomembrane

    diazoxide

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia diazoxide)
  • A potassium channel activator which causes local relaxation in smooth muscle by increasing membrane permeability to potassium ions, used as a vasodilator to treat hypertension and in diabetes to decrease the secretion of insulin.