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isoproterenol Syllabification: i·so·pro·ter·e·nol
Pronunciation: /ˌīsəprōˈterəˌnôl/ /-ˌnäl/

Definition of isoproterenol in English:


A synthetic derivative of adrenaline, used for the relief of bronchial asthma and pulmonary emphysema.
Example sentences
  • The medication isoproterenol has both beta - 1 and beta - 2 properties.
  • The rats were then treated with isoproterenol via the perfusate.
  • After chloride-free superfusion and after isoproterenol, NPD response for the three groups overlapped significantly.


1950s: from elements of the semisystematic name N-isopropylarterenol.

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