[ fi-nok-see-ben-zuh-meen ]
/ fɪˌnɒk siˈbɛn zəˌmin /

noun Pharmacology.

an alpha blocker, C18H22ClNO, used to dilate vascular peripheral blood vessels in the treatment of Raynaud's disease and in pheochromocytoma.

Origin of phenoxybenzamine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for phenoxybenzamine

[ fē-nŏk′sē-bĕnzə-mēn′ ]


A long-acting alpha-blocker used in the form of its hydrochloride as a vasodilator in the treatment of peripheral vascular diseases.
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