beta-blocker

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be·ta-block·er

 (bā′tə-blŏk′ər, bē′-)
n.
A drug that blocks beta-receptors, thus counteracting the excitatory effects of norepinephrine and other beta-agonists released from sympathetic nerve endings. Beta-blockers are used primarily to treat angina, hypertension, arrhythmia, and migraine. Also called beta-adrenergic antagonist, beta-adrenergic blocker.

beta-blocker

n
(Pharmacology) any of a class of drugs, such as propranolol, that inhibit the activity of the nerves that are stimulated by adrenaline; they therefore decrease the contraction and speed of the heart: used in the treatment of high blood pressure and angina pectoris
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beta-blocker

nBetablocker m
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