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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
act of blocking blockage , closure , occlusion
condition caused by blocking the airways to the lungs (as with food or swelling of the larynx) choking
kind of pharmaceutical that can break up clots blocking the flow of blood to the heart muscle clot buster , thrombolytic , thrombolytic agent
beta-adrenergic blocking agent (trade name Corgard) that is used to treat hypertension and angina Corgard , nadolol
blocking device curtain
blocking of light of one heavenly body by another eclipse
neuromuscular blocking agent (trade name Flaxedil) used as a muscle relaxant in the administration of anesthesia Flaxedil , gallamine
barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air grate , grating
medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux; works by blocking the effects of histamine on the receptor site known as H2 histamine blocker
(American football) blocking a player's path with your body interference
most common kind of stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain (as from a clot blocking a blood vessel) ischaemic stroke , ischemic stroke
immovable mass of logs blocking a river logjam
blocking of one sensation resulting from the presence of another sensation masking
drug that reduces muscle contractility by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses or by decreasing the excitability of the motor end plate or by other actions muscle relaxant
(fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword parry
antiviral drug used against HIV; interrupts HIV replication by binding and blocking HIV protease; often used in combination with other drugs PI , protease inhibitor
blocking of thoughts or desires repression , suppression
antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor , SSRI
object blocking light shade
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