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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Rhymes with Beta Particle

Sentences with beta-particle


1. Noun Phrase
Both alpha and beta particles can be hazardous to your health.

2. Noun Phrase
Unlike alpha and beta particles, gamma rays have no mass and no electric charge.

3. Noun Phrase
These particles are referred to as beta particles despite also having other names.

4. Noun Phrase
Alpha and beta particles consist of matter, and gamma rays are bursts of energy.

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. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] (nontechnical usage) a tiny piece of anything.

Synonyms

  • speck
  • stuff
  • molecule
  • chylomicron
  • grain
  • flyspeck
  • mote
  • grinding
  • material
  • atom
  • identification particle

Antonyms

  • thin
  • hardness
  • insulator
  • conductor

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] a body having finite mass and internal structure but negligible dimensions.

Synonyms

  • superstring
  • scintilla
  • elementary particle
  • fermion
  • micelle
  • ion
  • magnetic monopole
  • beta particle
  • subatomic particle
  • virion
  • alpha particle
  • thermion
  • boson
  • body
  • prion
  • fundamental particle
  • deuteron

Antonyms

  • unbreakableness
  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. particle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtəkəl, ˈpɑːrtɪkəl'] a function word that can be used in English to form phrasal verbs.

Synonyms

  • closed-class word

Antonyms

  • thinness
  • breakableness

Etymology

  • particule (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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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