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Noun: alpha blocker
  1. Any of various drugs that block alpha-adrenergic receptors; used in treating benign prostatic hyperplasia; relaxes the muscles of the prostate and bladder
    - alpha-blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocker, alpha-adrenergic blocking agent

Derived forms: alpha blockers, alpha-blockers

Type of: blocker, blocking agent

Encyclopedia: Alpha blocker