isoproterenol

isoproterenol

[ahy-suh-proh-ter-uh-nawl, -nol]
noun Pharmacology.
a beta-adrenergic receptor agonist, C 11 H 17 NO 3 , used as a bronchodilator.

Origin:
1955–60; isopro(pyl) + (Ar)terenol trade name for a hydrochloride of norepinephrine

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