a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
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alpha blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agent, alpha-blocker
any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder
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
Normodyne, Trandate, labetalol, labetalol hydrochloride
antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)
neuromuscular blocking agent
a substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles
an oral beta blocker (trade name Sectral) used in treating hypertension
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.)
beta blocker that can reduce the progression of heart failure in individuals whose disease is not advanced
intravenous beta blocker (trade name Brevibloc) that acts for only a short time; used primarily for cardiac arrhythmias
beta blocker (trade name Lopressor) used in treating hypertension and angina and arrhythmia and acute myocardial infarction; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)
a beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina
an oral beta blocker (trade name Visken) used in treating hypertension
antihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)
the first beta blocker (trade name Inderal) used in treating hypertension and angina pectoris and essential tremor
antihypertensive drug (trade name Hytrin) used to treat high blood pressure
a beta blocker (trade name Blocadren) administered after heart attacks
neuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia
a toxic alkaloid found in certain tropical South American trees that is a powerful relaxant for striated muscles
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine
(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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