alpha blocker

or al·pha-block·er


noun Pharmacology.

any of various substances that interfere with the action of the alpha receptors.

Nearby words

  1. alpes-maritimes,
  2. alpestrine,
  3. alpha,
  4. alpha and omega,
  5. alpha angle,
  6. alpha brass,
  7. alpha carotene,
  8. alpha cell,
  9. alpha centauri,
  10. alpha centauri system

Compare beta blocker.

Related formsal·pha-block·ing, adjective

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