[ luh-bet-uh-lawl, -lol ]
/ ləˈbɛt əˌlɔl, -ˌlɒl /

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020