alpha blocker

alpha blocker

noun Pharmacology.
any of various substances that interfere with the action of the alpha receptors.
Also, alpha-blocker.
Compare beta blocker.

alpha-blocking, adjective
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Main Entry:  alpha blocker
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any of various drugs that prevent the stimulation of alpha-adrenergic receptors that increase blood pressure
Usage:  medicine
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