Meaning of alprenolol in English:

alprenolol

Pronunciation /alˈprɛnəlɒl/

noun

Pharmacology
  • A beta blocker used in the treatment of hypertension, angina, and cardiac arrhythmias.

    Chemical name: 1-[(1-methylethyl)amino]-3-[2-(2-propenyl)phenoxy]-2-propanol; C₁₅H₂₃NO₂.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Lancet. From al- + -pren- + -olol.