Meaning of atenolol

a•ten•o•lol

Pronunciation: (u-ten'u-lôl", -lol"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a synthetic beta blocker, CHNO, used in the management of hypertension, angina pectoris, and cardiac arrhythmias and, topically, in the treatment of glaucoma.
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