Definition of isoproterenol in English:

isoproterenol

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

Medicine
  • A synthetic derivative of adrenaline, used for the relief of bronchial asthma and pulmonary emphysema.
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    • 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.

Origin

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

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