Synonyms

1. beta-adrenergic_blocker

noun. 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.

Synonyms

  • Sectral
  • Corgard
  • Inderal
  • propanolol
  • Lopressor
  • beta-adrenergic blocking agent
  • beta blocker
  • acebutolol
  • nadolol
  • carvedilol
  • beta-blocking agent
  • Tenormin
  • Visken
  • atenolol
  • Blocadren
  • Brevibloc
  • blocker
  • esmolol
  • pindolol
  • timolol
  • blocking agent

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Example sentences of the word beta-blocker


1. Noun Phrase
One of the major uses for beta blockers is that they slow the heart rate considerably.

2. Noun Phrase
Metoprolol succinate is just one of many drugs known as beta blockers.

3. Noun Phrase
Metoprolol is a beta blocker used in the management of hypertension and chronic angina pectoris, or chest pain.

4. Noun Phrase
Betoptic S is a beta blocker and prompts the eye to produce less fluid.

2. beta-adrenoceptor

noun. receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasodilation and increased heart beat).

Synonyms

  • sympathetic nervous system
  • beta receptor
  • receptor

3. beta-interferon

noun. a form of interferon that is produced by fibroblasts and have antiviral effects; used in the treatment of multiple sclerosis.

4. alpha-blocker

noun. any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder.

Synonyms

  • blocker
  • alpha-adrenergic blocking agent
  • Minipress
  • terazosin
  • alpha blocker
  • alpha-adrenergic blocker
  • prazosin
  • blocking agent

5. blocker

noun. ['ˈblɑːkɝ'] a football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play.

Synonyms

  • football player

6. blocker

noun. ['ˈblɑːkɝ'] a class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process.

Synonyms

  • alpha-adrenergic blocking agent
  • medicinal drug
  • medication
  • medicament
  • beta-adrenergic blocker
  • beta-adrenergic blocking agent
  • beta blocker
  • alpha-blocker
  • alpha-adrenergic blocker
  • beta-blocking agent
  • labetalol hydrochloride
  • medicine
  • labetalol
  • neuromuscular blocking agent
  • Normodyne
  • alpha blocker
  • blocking agent

Antonyms

  • over-the-counter medicine
  • over-the-counter drug
  • prescription drug

7. beta

noun. ['ˈbeɪtə'] the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet.

Synonyms

  • Greek alphabet
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet

Antonyms

  • meaningless
  • noncritical
  • indecisive
  • noncrucial

Etymology

  • βῆτα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. beta

adjective. ['ˈbeɪtə'] second in order of importance.

Synonyms

  • important

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • insignificant

Etymology

  • βῆτα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. Beta

noun. beets.

Synonyms

  • beet
  • family Chenopodiaceae
  • goosefoot family
  • common beet
  • Beta vulgaris
  • caryophylloid dicot genus
  • Chenopodiaceae

10. beta

adjective. ['ˈbeɪtə'] preliminary or testing stage of a software or hardware product.

Synonyms

  • exploratory

Antonyms

  • worthless
  • inessential

Etymology

  • βῆτα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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