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atenolol

[ uh-ten-uh-lawl, -lol ]
/ əˈtɛn əˌlɔl, -ˌlɒl /
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noun Pharmacology.

a synthetic beta blocker, C14H22N2O3, used in the management of hypertension, angina pectoris, and cardiac arrhythmias and, topically, in the treatment of glaucoma.

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Origin of atenolol

First recorded in 1970–75; a pharmaceutical coinage
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Medical definitions for atenolol

atenolol
[ ə-tĕnə-lôl′, -lōl′ ]

n.

A beta-blocking agent used primarily in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.
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