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noun
any drug that prevents the influx of calcium ions into cardiac and smooth muscle: used to treat high blood pressure and anginaAlso called: calcium antagonist
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calcium channel blocker

n.
Any of a class of drugs that inhibit movement of calcium ions across a cell membrane, used in the treatment of cardiovascular disorders.
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