diltiazem

diltiazem

[dil-tahy-uh-zem]
noun Pharmacology.
a white to whitish crystalline powder, C 22 H 26 N 2 O 4 S, used as a calcium blocker in the treatment of angina pectoris.

Origin:
presumably from isolated and rearranged letters of the chemical name

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diltiazem

noun
a calcium blocker (trade name Cardizem) used in treating hypertension or angina or heart failure 
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