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atenolol

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noun aten·o·lol \ə-ˈte-nə-ˌlȯl, -ˌlōl\

Definition of atenolol

  1. :  a beta blocker C14H22N2O3 used in the treatment of hypertension



Origin and Etymology of atenolol

perhaps from antihypertensive + -olol (as in propranolol)


First Known Use: 1972


Medical Dictionary

atenolol

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noun aten·o·lol \ə-ˈten-ə-ˌlȯl, -ˌlōl\

Medical Definition of atenolol

  1. :  a beta-blocker C14H22N2O3 used in the treatment of hypertension—see tenormin




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