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rare inherited disorder of fat metabolism; characterized by severe deficiency of beta-lipoproteins and abnormal red blood cells (acanthocytes) and abnormally low cholesterol levels abetalipoproteinemia
oral beta blocker (trade name Sectral) used in treating hypertension acebutolol , Sectral
ketone that is an intermediate product of the breakdown of fats in the body; any of three compounds (acetoacetic acid, acetone, and/or beta-hydroxybutyric acid) found in excess in blood and urine of persons with metabolic disorders acetone body , ketone body
alpha-beta brass containing tin; resistant to sea water; Admiralty Metal is a trademark Admiralty brass , Admiralty Metal , naval brass , Tobin bronze
oral beta blocker (trade name Tenormin) used in treating hypertension and angina; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.) atenolol , Tenormin
radioactive decay of an atomic nucleus that is accompanied by the emission of a beta particle beta decay
radiation of beta particles during radioactive decay beta radiation , beta ray , electron radiation
any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system beta-adrenergic blocker , beta-adrenergic blocking agent , beta blocker
beta derivative of hydroxybutyric acid that is found in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism beta-hydroxybutyric acid
beta blocker (trade name Blocadren) administered after heart attacks Blocadren , timolol
intravenous beta blocker (trade name Brevibloc) that acts for only a short time; used primarily for cardiac arrhythmias Brevibloc , esmolol
beta blocker that can reduce the progression of heart failure in individuals whose disease is not advanced carvedilol
beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina Corgard , nadolol
stream of atomic or subatomic particles that may be charged positively (e.g. alpha particles) or negatively (e.g. beta particles) or not at all (e.g. neutrons) corpuscular radiation , particulate radiation
genetic disorder characterized by high levels of beta-lipoproteins and cholesterol; can lead to atherosclerosis at an early age hyperbetalipoproteinemia
hereditary disorder characterized by low levels of beta-lipoproteins and lipids and cholesterol hypobetalipoproteinemia
first beta blocker (trade name Inderal) used in treating hypertension and angina pectoris and essential tremor Inderal , propanolol
antihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure) labetalol , labetalol hydrochloride , Normodyne , Trandate
beta blocker (trade name Lopressor) used in treating hypertension and angina and arrhythmia and acute myocardial infarction; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.) Lopressor , metoprolol
oral beta blocker (trade name Visken) used in treating hypertension pindolol , Visken
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