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isoproterenol

[ ahy-suh-proh-ter-uh-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˌaɪ sə proʊˈtɛr əˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl /
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noun Pharmacology.
a beta-adrenergic receptor agonist, C11H17NO3, used as a bronchodilator.
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Origin of isoproterenol

1955–60; isopro(pyl) + (Ar)terenol trade name for a hydrochloride of norepinephrine
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