timolol

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ti·mo·lol

 (tī′mō-lōl′)
n.
A beta-blocker drug, C13H24N4O3S, used in its maleate form to treat hypertension and glaucoma, and to prevent recurrence after myocardial infarction.

[t(h)i- + blend of mo(rpho)l(ine), one of its chemical constituents (blend of morphine -ol) and (propran)olol.]

timolol

(ˈtaɪməˌlɒl)
n
(Medicine) a relaxant medicine used to reduce blood pressure

tim•o•lol

(ˈtɪm əˌlɔl, -ˌlɒl)

n.
a beta blocker, C13H24N4O3S, used in the treatment of angina, hypertension, and glaucoma.
[1972; orig. uncertain; perhaps t (h) i- + m (ethyl) + -ol1 + -ol1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.timolol - a beta blocker (trade name Blocadren) administered after heart attacks
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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timolol

n timolol m