isoproterenol

[ ahy-suh-proh-ter-uh-nawl, -nol ]
/ ˌaɪ sə proʊˈtɛr əˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl /

noun Pharmacology.

a beta-adrenergic receptor agonist, C11H17NO3, used as a bronchodilator.

Nearby words

  1. isopropyl alcohol,
  2. isopropyl ether,
  3. isopropyl group,
  4. isopropylbenzene,
  5. isopropylideneacetone,
  6. isopter,
  7. isopteran,
  8. isopterous,
  9. isopycnal,
  10. isopycnic

Origin of isoproterenol

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

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