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- n. A selective β1 receptor blocker used in treatment of several diseases of the cardiovascular system, especially hypertension.
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- n. beta blocker (trade name Lopressor) used in treating hypertension and angina and arrhythmia and acute myocardial infarction; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)
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