HyperDic: blocking_agent

English > 1 sense of the expression blocking agent:
NOUNartifactblocking agent, blockera class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process
English > blocking agent: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA class of drugs that inhibit (block) some biological process.
Narroweralpha blocker, alpha-blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agentAny of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors
beta blocker, beta-blocking agent, beta-adrenergic blocker, beta-adrenergic blocking agentAny of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia
labetalol, labetalol hydrochloride, Trandate, Normodyneantihypertensive drug (trade names Trandate and Normodyne) that blocks alpha and beta-adrenergic receptors of the sympathetic nervous system (leading to a decrease in blood pressure)
neuromuscular blocking agentA substance that interferes with the neural transmission between motor neurons and skeletal muscles
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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