Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A beta-blocker drug, C14H22N2O3, used primarily in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.

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  • noun medicine A beta blocker used in the treatment of cardiovascular disease

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  • noun an oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[a(ntihyper)ten(sive) + (propran)olol.]

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