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Noun: calcium-channel blocker
  1. Any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine
    - calcium blocker

Derived forms: calcium-channel blockers

Type of: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

Encyclopedia: Calcium-channel blocker