phentolamine

noun phen·tol·amine \ fen-ˈtä-lə-ˌmēn , -mən \

Definition of phentolamine

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

Origin and Etymology of phentolamine

phen- + toluidine + amine


Medical Dictionary

phentolamine

noun phen·tol·amine \ fen-ˈtäl-ə-ˌmēn, -mən \

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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