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 (mə-tō′prə-lôl′, -lōl′)
A beta-blocker drug, C15H25NO3, used in its tartrate and succinate forms to treat hypertension and angina pectoris.

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Noun1.metoprolol - 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.)
beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agent, beta-blocking agent - 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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Purification and biochemical characterization of Glutathione S-Transferases in Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae).
Developmental shift in the selective tidal-stream transport behavior of larvae of the fiddler crab Uca minax (LeConte).
Fescennina per hunc inventa licentia morem / versibus alternis opprobia rustica fudit /Libertasque recurrentis accepta per annos / lusit amabiliter, donec iam saevus apertam / in rabiem coepit verti iocus et per honestas / ire domos impune minax.
Effect of the digestive process on the survival of the plague agent in Xenopsylla gerbilli Minax fleas.
Underlying that word is the Latin minacia, from the adjective minax.
Bactrocera (Tetradacus) minax (Enderlein) (Diptera: Tephritidae), the chinese citrus fruit fly, has caused great losses in commercial citrus for more than half a century in china (Wang & Luyi 1995).
Among these, the Chinese citrus fruit fly, Bactrocera minax (Enderlein), is an economically important and quarantine fruit fly pest.
In China, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett), Bactrocera diaphora (Hendel), Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), Bactrocera minax (Enderlein), Bactrocera scutellata (Hendel), and Bactrocera tau (Walker) are commonly found in the field (Hu et al.