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phentolamine

[fen-tol-uh-meen, -min] /fɛnˈtɒl əˌmin, -mɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
an alpha blocker, C 1 7 H 1 9 N 3 O, used to reduce hypertensive states caused by a catecholamine excess, as in the treatment of pheochromocytoma.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; phen- + tol(uidine) + -amine; see tolu
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