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beta-adrenergic blocking agent


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

  • n. See beta-blocker.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system


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