propranolol[prō pran′ə lôl′, -lōl′]
propranolol definition by Webster's New World
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a drug, CHNo, that inhibits the activity of epinephrine and similar substances, used in controlling irregular heartbeats and in treating angina pectoris
Origin: (iso)pro(pylaminonaphthyloxy-)pr(op)anol plush -ol
propranolol definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A drug, C16H21NO2, that blocks beta-adrenergic activity, used to treat hypertension, angina pectoris, and cardiac arrhythmia and to prevent migraine headaches.
Origin: pro(pyl) + pr(op)anol (propan(e) + -ol1) + -ol1.
propranolol - Medical Definition
A beta-blocker used to treat hypertension, angina pectoris, and cardiac arrhythmia.