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phenoxybenzamine

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

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

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Medical definitions for phenoxybenzamine

phenoxybenzamine
[ fē-nŏk′sē-bĕnzə-mēn′ ]

n.

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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