atenolol

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

Definition of atenolol 

: a beta blocker C14H22N2O3 used in the treatment of hypertension

First Known Use of atenolol

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for atenolol

perhaps from antihypertensive + -olol (as in propranolol)

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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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