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[uh-ten-uh-lawl, -lol]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. 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

laboratory coinage of unexplained orig.
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(ə-tĕnə-lôl′, -lōl′)
  1. A beta-blocking agent used primarily in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.
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