[ uh-ten-uh-lawl, -lol ]
/ əˈtɛn əˌlɔl, -ˌlɒl /
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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
Words nearby atenolol
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The first was atenolol, a drug most commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure.
Medical definitions for atenolol
[ ə-tĕn′ə-lôl′, -lōl′ ]
A beta-blocking agent used primarily in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.
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