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Meaning of BETA-ADRENERGIC BLOCKING AGENT

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  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
 
 Synonyms: beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker
 
 See Also: acebutolol, atenolol, Blocadren, blocker, blocking agent, Brevibloc, carvedilol, Corgard, esmolol, Inderal, Lopressor, metoprolol, nadolol, pindolol, propanolol, Sectral, Tenormin, timolol, Visken

 

 

 

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