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metoprolol

[ met-oh-proh-lawl, -lol ]

noun

, Pharmacology.
  1. a beta blocker, C 1 5 H 2 5 NO 3 , used in the treatment of hypertension, angina, and cardiac arrhythmias.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of metoprolol1

Contraction of the chemical name

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