atenolol [uh-ten-uh-lawl, -lol] ExamplesWord Origin noun Pharmacology.
- a synthetic beta blocker, C14H22N2O3, used in the management of hypertension, angina pectoris, and cardiac arrhythmias and, topically, in the treatment of glaucoma.
Origin of atenolol laboratory coinage of unexplained orig. Examples from the Web for atenolol Contemporary Examples of atenolol
The first was atenolol, a drug most commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure.
July 20, 2011
atenolol in Medicine atenolol [ə-tĕn′ə-lôl′, -lōl′] n.
- A beta-blocking agent used primarily in the treatment of angina pectoris and hypertension.