phentolamine

noun
phen·​tol·​amine | \ fen-ˈtä-lə-ˌmēn How to pronounce phentolamine (audio) , -mən \

Definition of phentolamine

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

First Known Use of phentolamine

1952, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phentolamine

phen- + toluidine + amine

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“Phentolamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phentolamine. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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phentolamine

noun
phen·​tol·​amine | \ fen-ˈtäl-ə-ˌmēn, -mən How to pronounce phentolamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of phentolamine

: an alpha-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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