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

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.

Origin of atenolol

laboratory coinage of unexplained orig. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Medical definitions for atenolol

[ ə-tĕnə-lôl′, -lōl′ ]


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