atenolol

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

Definition of atenolol

: a beta blocker C14H22N2O3 used in the treatment of hypertension

Origin and Etymology of atenolol

perhaps from antihypertensive + -olol (as in propranolol)


Medical Dictionary

atenolol

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

medical Definition of atenolol

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

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