atenolol

Definitions of atenolol
  1. noun
    an oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)
    synonyms: Tenormin
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    type of:
    beta blocker, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agent, beta-blocking agent
    any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system
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