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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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Bactrocera tsuneonis, together with another morphologically and biologically similar Bactrocera species, Bactrocera minax (Enderlein) (Diptera: Tephritidae) are widely regarded as the predominant citrus pests in China (Wang & Luo 1995; White & Elson-Harris 1992; Vargas et al.
The bloodthirsty Minax is loose and haunting the kingdom.
Riot Acts, a film directed by Madsen Minax, is a documentary representing the multifaceted lives of transgender and gender variant musicians.
At Epistles 2.1, Horace again uses rabies to describe the potential of verse (versibus alternis, 146) to change from a savage joke into open rage that destroyed communities (donee iam saevus apertam / in rabiem coepit verti iocus et per honestas / ire domos impune minax, 148-50).
Attractiveness of various combinations of colors and shapes to females and males of Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae) in a commercial mandarin grove in Bhutan.
Entonces, el interes de Wari en la Mina Primavera no puede haber sido solo la hematita, sino la minax misma como parte del paisaje sagrado de Nasca (ver Schreiber 2005b).
/ 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.