blocking agent

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Related to blocking agent: neuromuscular blocking agent, adrenergic blocking agent
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Noun1.blocking agent - a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological processblocking agent - a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
alpha blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agent, alpha-blocker - any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder
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
labetalol, labetalol hydrochloride, Normodyne, Trandate - antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
neuromuscular blocking agent - a substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles
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Stewart explained that the various combinations of a polyol, polyisocyanate and blocking agent determine the functionality of this technology.
These involved adding a related complementary flavor, citrus, as a sensory distraction; incorporating a bitterness blocking agent that neutralizes the taste buds; using an ingredient, taurine, to block bitterness; utilizing an enzyme to break down the peptide bonds of bitter components; and using cyclodextrins to form inclusion complexes with the bitter compounds, which mask the bitter taste.
To determine the efficacy of the neuromuscular blocking agent rocuronium bromide as a mydriatic agent in European kestrels (Falco tinnunculus) and to assess possible adverse effects due to its use, 10 kestrels received a single topical instillation with a pipette of 0.
A nondepolarising neuromuscular blocking agent is an alternative, however their disadvantages include long duration of action, less effectiveness for deep neuromuscular blocking and muscarinic side-effects of anticholinesterase drugs (3,4) when they are used for reversal.
Dysport is an acetylcholine-release inhibitor and a neuromuscular blocking agent.
TIMOPTIC (timolol maleate) is a non-selective beta- adrenergic receptor blocking agent indicated for the treatment of elevated intraocular pressure in patients with ocular hypertension or open-angle glaucoma.
Unless a person under the influence of a neuromuscular blocking agent is assisted by an artificial breathing mechanism (such as a ventilator), he or she will suffocate to death.
A nurse inadvertently administered 5 mL of the neuromuscular blocking agent instead of heparin .
Furnishings--"Greener, non-fugitive blocking agent for flexible polyurethane foam," Jane G.
Heterophile antibody blocking agent to confirm false positive serum human chorionic gonadotropin assay.
Niax A-537 uses a blocking agent that is consumed in the foaming process.