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labetalol

[ luh-bet-uh-lawl, -lol ]
/ ləˈbɛt əˌlɔl, -ˌlɒl /
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noun Pharmacology.
an alpha- and beta-adrenergic blocking agent, C19H24N2O3, used in the treatment of hypertension.
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Origin of labetalol

Probably la-, inversion of al(pha) + beta + -l- of uncertain derivative + -ol1
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