alpha blocker

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al′pha-block`er


n.
any of various substances that interfere with the action of the alpha-receptors.
al′pha-block`ing, adj.
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Noun1.alpha blocker - any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptorsalpha blocker - any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder
blocking agent, blocker - a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
Minipress, prazosin - antihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)
Hytrin, terazosin - antihypertensive drug (trade name Hytrin) used to treat high blood pressure
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