timolol


ti·mo·lol

noun \ˈtī-mə-ˌlōl, -ˌll\

Definition of TIMOLOL

:  a beta-blocker C13H24N4O3S used in the form of its maleate salt to treat glaucoma and hypertension and to reduce the risk of second heart attacks

Origin of TIMOLOL

tim- (of unknown origin) + -olol (as in propranolol)
First Known Use: 1973

ti·mo·lol

noun \ˈtī-mə-ˌlōl, -ˌll\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TIMOLOL

: a beta-blocker used especially in the form of its maleate C13H24N4O3S·C4H4O4 to treat hypertension, to reduce the risk of reinfarction, and to lower intraocular pressure associated with open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension

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