HyperDic: alpha-adrenergic_blocking_agent

English > 1 sense of the expression alpha-adrenergic blocking agent:
NOUNartifactalpha-adrenergic blocking agent, alpha blocker, alpha-blocker, alpha-adrenergic blockerany of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors
English > alpha-adrenergic blocking agent: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder.
Synonymsalpha blocker, alpha-blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker
Narrowerprazosin, Minipressantihypertensive drug (trade name Minipress)
terazosin, Hytrinantihypertensive drug (trade name Hytrin) used to treat high blood pressure
Broaderblocker, blocking agentA class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process

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