phentolamine


phen·tol·amine

noun \fen-ˈtä-lə-ˌmēn, -mən\

Definition of PHENTOLAMINE

:  an adrenergic blocking agent C17H19N3O used especially in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension due to pheochromocytoma

Origin of PHENTOLAMINE

phen- + toluidine + amine
First Known Use: 1952

phen·tol·amine

noun \fen-ˈtäl-ə-ˌmēn, -mən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHENTOLAMINE

: an adrenergic blocking agent that is administered by injection in the form of its mesylate C17H19N3O·CH4O3S especially in the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension due to pheochromocytoma—see regitine

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